Program: HF Communications Intern
Host Institution: Hungary Foundation
Quote: “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.”
Read her introduction here: hungaryfoundation.org
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.
The Hungary Foundation is a solely charitable 501(c)3 non-profit organization. The Foundation pursues its mission and goals by supporting Hungarian-American organizations and by supporting programs that strengthen interaction and cooperation between Hungarian and American citizens and institutions. In particular, the Foundation is focused on supporting cultural, educational and scholarly activities. The Foundation does not participate in political activities, political or election campaigns.