NCITD Scholarship Program
Alexandra Daniels will begin a JD/LLM in International and Comparative Law at Duke University School of Law in the fall. She currently works as a paralegal in the International Regulation and Compliance practice group at Steptoe & Johnson LLP, focusing on export controls and economic sanctions. Alexandra earned a B.S. in Foreign Service from Georgetown University in 2016. While in college, she held several internships at the State Department, with a particular focus on Western Hemisphere Affairs. She has also interned in the U.S. Senate.
Nicole Lundholm worked at Raytheon Company since 2012 holding positions in contracts, international trade compliance, and program management. Her professional interests focus on advising on International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and Export Administration Regulations (EAR) compliance, designing and implementing automation solutions, training courses, and policies, and drafting and managing agreement and license submittals to Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) and Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS). Nicole graduated from the University of Arizona in December 2011 receiving her Bachelors of Science in public administration and in the fall of 2019 will be entering law school to continue her career in international trade law.
Amber Morgan is pursuing an M.A. in Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, where she focuses on export controls and illicit trafficking. She also holds a B.A. in International Affairs and Political Science from the University of Georgia. She has previously worked on the intersection of trade and national security at the U.S. Mission to International Organizations in Vienna, the Center for Nonproliferation Studies, the Harvard Belfer Center, and the Center for International Trade and Security. As she continues her graduate studies, she will be working as a Graduate Fellow in the National Nuclear Security Administration's Office of Nonproliferation and Arms Control, where she will cover topics such as export control licensing and capacity building, nuclear safeguards, and arms control issues.
Amanda will be attending Temple University Beasley School of Law in the part-time evening program beginning Fall 2019. Amanda is currently a Senior Associate in PwC’s Forensic Services practice with four years’ experience in export controls compliance and forensic investigations and plans to continue working at PwC throughout law school. Amanda has assisted global organizations in assessing their export compliance programs and has recommended opportunities to enhance their programs. She has assisted clients in assessing various export control areas, including CFIUS agreements, maintaining an effective export compliance manual, preparation for government directed audits, and accurate screening. Amanda has worked with multinational clients with operations across North America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Central and South America. She is so grateful to have received this scholarship and would like to thank NCITD for their support!