Rebecca Ajtai is a senior studying international relations with a focus on foreign policy and national security with the German language minor at American University. She has a great interest in EU policy, and immigration issues, and has conducted research on the democratic decline and other relevant topics over the course of her undergraduate education.
Growing up with strong ties to her Hungarian heritage, she was a member of the Hungarian Scouts in Buffalo, NY for many years, where she learned about Hungarian history and culture, going on to eventually teach younger troop members. She also travels to Hungary annually to visit family and friends.
At American University, she has been a member of a number of organizations, including the American University Model United Nations Conference and the Washington International Relations Conference, where she served as Chief Operations Officer.
“I am excited to be a part of Hungary Foundation, as it encompasses both my interests in international affairs and my Hungarian heritage. I hope to apply my knowledge and skills to Hungary Foundation initiatives and to learn more about transatlantic relations as their Spring Communications Intern.” – Rebecca Ajtai