State of the Union March 2024



 Ramadan Kareem to all of our Team celebrating this holy month

Political Updates

Lobbying and Advocacy Efforts

  • Total # of Lobbying Meetings in February: 28
  • Total # of Lobbying Meetings in 2024: 60
  • Lobbying Meetings Goal for 2024: 390

Advocacy Emails

  • Total # of Advocacy Emails in February: 4,052
  • Total # of Advocacy Emails in 2024: 8,604
  • Advocacy Emails Goal for 2024: 84,000
  • % of Congress Emailed Year to Date: 78%

Congressional Office Meetings and Bird Dogging

Political Affairs Team member, Moses Sappé met with parliamentary candidate for the 2024 General Elections, Councillor Abtisam Mohamed of Sheffield Central in support of ODA

Amy Jenkins, Senior Program Manager and Political Affairs Team member, Ben Luu met with Rep. Scott Peters’ (D-CA-50) scheduler, Nicole Golden

Amy Jenkins, Senior Program Manager and Political Team member, Aditya Sehgal met with Michelle Shevin-Coetzee, Senior Defense and Foreign Policy Advisor, and Adam Fairchild, Defense Fellow, from Rep. Gallego’s office (D-AZ-03)

Political Affairs Team member, Holly Trumper met with MP Jane Hunt (Loughborough) about ODA

Updates from DC

Listen in to hear all of the latest updates from DC.


Congratulations to the following team members who have achieved Borgen Project Honors & Recognition

      • Capital Achievement Award (raised $2,000 or more):
        • Regional Director: Courtney Petersen
      • Chief Closer Award (raised $1,000 or more):  
        • Political Affairs Team: Ian McCready
        • Content Team: Lyle Seeligson
      • Bird-Dog Award: 
        • Political Team: Rumaysa Khan
      • President’s Circle Award (Mobilized 50+ people):
        • Political Team: Jenkin Yuen
      • Articles of the Month:

        How EWB is Supporting Guatemalan Cardamom Producers by Sara Hatab

Visit the Our Team Members page and read about success stories with our organization.

Getting the Word Out

Information Events

PR/Marketing Team member, Zoe Goebel’s Information Event

Political Affairs Team member, Camila Tinjaca Pino presenting to a class at the American School of Milan

Lucrezia Gentili (Regional Director) and Stephanie Thain (Political Affairs Team memeber) represented The Borgen Project at a careers event held at University College London, UK

One-Mile Campaigns & Mobilizing

Nonprofit Leadership Team

Sarah Hochstadt completed her 1MC in Pennsylvania

Udita Das



PR/Marketing Team

Nadia Zabala

Brandon Park



Aleena Ashok

Letters to the Editor

Content Team 

PR/Marketing Team 

Outreach & Mobilizing Materials

PR/Marketing Team

Oluwamayowa Kushimo shared this on their Instagram story

Anna Barbour

Precious Adewole of the PR/Marketing team created this great flyer for her information event

Brianna Boen


Carolina Figueroa

Lila Russell

Jacqueline Schroeder




Judith Kuunaazaa

Alyssa Pomales


Jacqueline Plascencia

Giovanni Coeli

Rimsha Sawant

Political Affairs Team

Elizabeth Adams raising awareness through social media

Amanda Polito



Sampada Kotcherlakota in support of ODA

Tia Rizk


Political Affairs Team member, Seb Owers held a bake sale in Exeter, UK for one of his fundraisers

Political Affairs Team member, Celeste Schreifels is selling pot plants for her fundraiser



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PR/Marketing Team

Carolina Figueroa

Amelia Beuscher

Anna Barbour

Lila Russell

Political Affairs Team

Kira Monji

Sydney Mailloux

Robert Hill

Tom Keating