Seth Bergeson is an MBA/MPA candidate at the University of Washington and has a background in social impact consulting and global development. A Seattle native, he graduated from Whitman College where he studied history with a focus on Africa. After college, Seth researched children’s games and childhood experiences in seven countries through a Watson Fellowship. He later lived in Bosnia and Herzegovina during a Fulbright Fellowship and helped coordinate the Humanity in Action International Conference in Sarajevo in 2012. As a Lantos-Humanity in Action Fellow, Seth worked for U.S. Representative Jim McDermott from Washington State and focused on human rights and foreign affairs. Seth has consulted for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation on global development and health projects in Africa. During graduate school, he has worked on projects for Amazon and a nonprofit organization providing education to prison inmates. After finishing school, Seth will work as a consultant at PwC Strategy& serving clients in the technology sector. He is also interested in social entrepreneurship, politics, and leveraging technology to create social impact.
Updated May 2019
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Senior Fellows Raise $35,462 for Giving Campaign
Each year we run a Senior Fellow Giving Campaign, which aims to gather support from the Senior Fellow community for future Humanity in Action programming. This year we raised over $35,000!
Thank you to our 2020 US Review and Admissions Committees
As every year, Humanity in Action received many applications for our Fellowships in Europe and Atlanta this year. We are so grateful to the dedicated Senior Fellows and friends who volunteered their time and energy in reading and reviewing applications.
Senior Fellows Raise $40,220.50 for Giving Campaign
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Humanity in Action received 689 applications for our Fellowships in Europe and Atlanta this year and 421 applications for the Diplomacy and Diversity Fellowship.