Program: HIF Communications Internship
Host Institution: The Hungary Initiatives Foundation
Current Position: Broadcasting and Media Rights Manager at the International Judo Feredation
Quote: “On a personal level, my internship at HIF taught me valuable insights into Hungarian life, language, and culture that I carry with me everyday in my new life in Budapest – including the friends I made!“
Read her interview: hungaryfoundation.
Grace’s connection to Hungary has started from birth. Having grown up with a Hungarian mother and an American father, she is lucky to call both Budapest and Washington D.C. home. She is an alumna of American University, where she studied Communications and International Relations. Grace is working at the International Judo Federation (IJF), as the Broadcasting and Media Rights Manager. Her job consists of coordinating the live television feeds for international judo competitions, as well as developing the digital media, YouTube, Facebook and other relevant media and marketing for the IJF.
The Hungary Initiatives Foundation is an independent, US-based non-partisan and non-profit organization committed to strengthening the understanding and cooperation between Hungary and the Unites States of America. Founded in 2013, HIF was established to “preserve and promote an appreciation of Hungarian culture, art, science in the United States by raising the public awareness of Hungarian history, arts, culture, and academic achievements across the United States, providing an institutional framework for outreach programs towards the Hungarian diaspora living in the United States, promoting Hungarian-U.S. relations, generating internships, scholarships, and academic exchange programs.”