Benjamin D. Bennett

''International Affairs and Modern Languages (French) - 2012 
Student at Sciences Po

Benjamin D. Bennett graduated from Georgia Tech in May 2012 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in International Affairs and Modern Languages, with a concentration in French. During his time at Georgia Tech, Benjamin received two President’s Undergraduate Research Awards (PURA) grants and was awarded the International Affairs and Modern Languages Senior of the Year.

After graduating, Benjamin worked for three years in Washington, D.C. at the Partnership for Public Service, a nonprofit organization focused on revitalizing the federal government by transforming the way government works. In this role, Benjamin worked on the Research and Evaluation Team analyzing federal workforce data and contributing to research studies on subjects such as STEMM recruiting and hiring and best practices in performance improvement in the federal government.

Benjamin also presented the Partnership’s research findings to high-level federal executives and collaborated with other teams at the Partnership to lead workshops helping federal agencies use social media more effectively, foster employee engagement, and develop mid-level executives’ leadership skills. Benjamin is currently completing his master’s degree at Sciences Po in Paris, France, where he is studying international public management with concentrations in African studies and project management.