Dani Schugg is the Program Coordinator of the Foreign Policy Institute (FPI) and of the Philip Merrill Center for Strategic Studies at Johns Hopkins SAIS. For both FPI and the Merrill Center, she develops various speaker series, coordinates the Research Assistant and Fellow programs, and manages communications. Before Johns Hopkins SAIS, Dani taught English abroad in both Madrid, Spain and Mexico where she spearheaded a volunteer program within the local community for English language development. Dani attended UCLA where she earned a BA in International Development Studies and Spanish. Outside of Johns Hopkins SAIS, she enjoys connecting with DC’s international community by teaching English at the Washington English Center and trying new international restaurants in the area.