Karoun Demirjian, F06 and Siobhan MacDermott, F13 will be recipients of the 2019 Fletcher Women’s Leadership Award. This is the first time the award will be given to two alumnae.
Karoun Demirijian is a Congressional reporter at the Washington Post, covering national security policy on Capitol Hill, with a focus on defense, foreign policy, intelligence, and matters concerning the judiciary.
Prior to that, she was a correspondent based in the Washington Post’s bureau in Moscow. Demirjian received her MALD in 2006 and holds an A.B. in History from Harvard University.
Siobhan MacDermott is Vice Chairman of Global Corporate & Investment Banking at Bank of America, with a primary focus on global sovereign wealth funds and private capital family offices. She previously served as head of Bank of America’s Global Cyber Public Policy team, dedicated to improving cyber resiliency of the global financial system.
MacDermott received her GMAP in 2013, and holds an MBA in International Business and Economics from Thunderbird School of Global Management and a B.A in German Language and Literature from Temple University.