Elmira Foggo

Program Officer @ Meridian

Elmira Foggo currently serves as a Program Officer in the Meridian Center for Global Leadership where she primarily works on the Central Asia Media Exchange Program (CAMEX.) Elmira started her career in the corporate sector working for Chase Bank in retails sales in New York City and then joined Deloitte management consulting in Astana, Kazakhstan. She then pivoted her career toward foreign affairs by joining the Public Affairs Section at the U.S. Embassy in Astana, Kazakhstan.

Elmira holds a master’s degree in International Relations from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University. During her time at The Fletcher School, she worked on establishing partnerships between higher education institutions in Central Asia and Tufts University. In addition, she interned with the World Bank in Washington, D.C. working on a project advising Central Asian governments on how to leverage new technology. Elmira received a bachelor’s degree in Finance from Indiana University, Bloomington. She speaks English, Kazakh, and Russian.