The Murrow Network
The Murrow Network supports the work of The Murrow Center, focused on international implications for media, cyberspace, communications, and public diplomacy. Students work on original research and have special access to speaker series and leading stakeholders across the relevant industries.
Students in The Murrow Network also take on formal roles with strategic projects and in the administration of the Center's activities, expanding the impact of our programming through the next generation of leaders.
Here are some of the student leaders working with the Murrow Center:
Ashley Doliber, Graduate Fellow
Ashley Doliber is a master’s degree candidate at Tufts’ Fletcher School, specializing in international communications and business. Her coursework has covered both media and management, and she has a particular interest in the strategic use of visual content in a global context. At Fletcher, Ashley is also managing web editor for the school's global affairs journal, and was awarded the Robert B. Stewart Prize following her first year of study. Ashley spent four years at Meridian International Center in Washington, DC, a non-profit organization dedicated to fostering global leadership. Her roles included Director of Operations for the Global Leadership Institute and Manager of Special Projects in External Affairs. She worked on communications, project management, executive training, events, business development, and fundraising. She also supported new initiatives targeting India, China, and Europe. Ashley holds undergraduate degrees in International Affairs and Photography from the University of Georgia, and studied at Oxford University in England; with the Center for Mediation, Peace, and Resolution of Conflict in Quito, Ecuador; and on a fine arts program in Cortona, Italy.
Amanda Epting, Co-director, Tech@Fletcher
Amanda is a Master's candidate at The Fletcher School for Law and Diplomacy where she focuses on international business and development economics with a primary interest in FinTech and how corporations are innovating through technology to address complex humanitarian and development challenges. She spent this past summer with Mastercard’s Public Private Partnerships team. Previously, Amanda served as a Livelihoods Specialist for Pact where she was responsible for managing small-scale microfinance and SME development programs across S.E. Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. She holds a B.A. in History from Villanova University.
Brittany Parker, Graduate Fellow
Brittany Parker is a Master's candidate at The Fletcher School for Law and Diplomacy where she focuses on the intersection between international communications, business and security -- specifically how information and communication technologies (ICTs) are reshaping the diplomatic ecosystem in the Middle East. A 2016 Harold W. Rosenthal Fellow, she will spend the summer working at the Department of Defense. Previously, Brittany served as press officer for the Washington Institute for Near East Policy where she was responsible for day-to-day media relations and managing the Institute’s profile on a broad spectrum of policy issues in the Middle East, and as campaign press aide to Senator Blanche Lincoln. She holds a BA in International Area Studies from Washington University in St. Louis.
Natalia Prieto, Internet Policy in Latin America
Natalia is a Master in International Business (MIB) candidate originally from Bogotá, Colombia who has focused part of her career in technology and strategy consulting. More specifically, how technology is reshaping the interactions between government, business and academia in Latin America. Previous to coming to Fletcher, Natalia worked for over 5 years in Social Innovation Consulting projects with governments, nonprofits, startups, national and multinational corporations both in Colombia and in Latin America. She was also a Lecture Professor of Organizational Strategy for three years at the Engineering Department of Universidad de Los Andes, from where she holds a Bachelors degree in Economics and a Masters of Engineering.
Muralidhar Selvamani, Global Comparative News Analysis Platform
Muralidhar Selvamani is a Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy (MALD) candidate from India specializing in the role of Information and Communication in international affairs. Prior to arriving at Fletcher, Murali worked in the consulting industry advising Fortune 500 firms in the technology, media and telecom sector on digital transformation and strategy. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA from India.
Matthew Weinberg, Chair, Cyber Working Group
Matthew Weinberg focuses on security studies and international communications with a primary interest in the development of US government policy to manage and mitigate conflict in the information environment. His capstone project focuses on the application of deterrence and escalation theories to explain the challenges in responding to contemporary information warfare. He is the chair of the Cyber Working Group at The Fletcher School and currently works for Booz Allen Hamilton as a Lead Associate in their Cyber Futures division. He is a double Jumbo, and graduated from Tufts University in 2008 with degrees in International Relations and German Studies.