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Hannah Anderson Georgetown Hinrich Foundation

Hannah Anderson


United States


Georgetown University
Washington D.C., United States
Master of Science in Foreign Service, Class of 2022
“The Hinrich Global Trade Leader Scholarship will allow me to bridge the gap between policy formulation and economic research through its support of further education and its broader network.”

Scholar background

Based in Hong Kong, Hannah Anderson worked as Global Market Strategist for J.P. Morgan Asset Management, one of the largest asset and wealth managers in the world. She spearheaded the team’s global research effort on international trade including publications, monthly internal newsletter, presentations, data collection, and analysis. She began her career at J.P. Morgan as a Market Analyst in 2014.

Hannah earned her Bachelor of Arts in Economics, International and Global Studies, and East Asian Studies at Brandeis University in 2014 and participated in a student exchange program at Shanghai University of Finance and Economics to study International Economics, Dual Language Track in 2013.

Personal statement

Functional global trade is essential to our economy and its functioning can only be assured through forceful advocacy for a sustainable future for global trade. I am pursing a graduate degree in Foreign Service in order to better understand how policies are shaped at an international level so that I may become a more effective advocate for equitable trade policy. I plan to combine my economics background, work experience in and out of government, the tools with which the Walsh School of Foreign Service will equip me, and the deep knowledge network of the Hinrich Foundation in service of trade policy formulation that promotes the public interest in a more sustainable global trading system. 

The resources provided by the Hinrich Foundation, both in funding my education through the Global Trade Leader Scholarship and in its community of experts, will enable me to become the most effective advocate for this sustainable approach to global trade possible.