Michelle Barone, a junior at George Washington University in Washington DC, is originally from Monroe, New York. Michelle is pursuing a B.A. in International Affairs with a concentration in the Middle East and a minor in Arabic studies. Michelle is interested in international development, advocacy, and humanitarianism in the Middle East. On campus, Michelle is a member of the advocacy committee with Girl Up GW and is an active member of Alpha Phi Omega. Michelle enjoys soccer, traveling, and exploring DC. At HANDS, Michelle handles correspondence and is overseeing advertising for our annual fall benefit event and online Arabic classes.