Stephen is a Young Global Professional intern for the Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center for the Fall 2021 semester. His role is to support the Resilience Center’s communication and outreach efforts including the development of the Center’s new website and the U.S. Resilience Opportunity Map, as well as assisting with social media.
Originally from Alexandria, Virginia, Stephen Sisel recently completed a master’s degree at the University of St Andrews in International Development Practice, with a focus on disaster resilience and policy.
While at St Andrews, Stephen was an active member of the Fellowship of St Andrews, a student-run social enterprise specializing in community development and outreach within Fife County, Scotland. Stephen previously served as both an intern and legislative staffer in the United States Senate as well as an intern at the Institute for Sustainable Development in Alexandria Virginia, a think tank specializing in disaster management and community resilience.