Mikael-Benedict Worku is an emerging professional with a passion for international affairs. He is currently pursuing his Bachelor’s degree in International Studies with minors in Global Governance and Global culture at Bishop’s University and expects to graduate in December 2024. He served as Chairperson of the Bishop’s University Student Representative Council where he oversaw meetings and built relationships with stakeholders. His research skills were developed through coursework and roles such as Teaching Assistant for Model UN and internships including with Paper Excellence’s public affairs team. He also contributed research for the United Nations’ 2024 E-Government Survey through the United Nations Volunteers programme.