The Class of '61 and the Dickey Center Announce 2024 Bosworth Award Recipients

The Stephen W. Bosworth Award in International Affairs is awarded each year by the John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding to students who have demonstrated excellence in their work at the Center. Named after Stephen Bosworth '61, the prizes are supported by the Class of '61 Robert Frost Endowment fund.  

This year's recipients are: 



Alejandra Victoria Carrasco Alayo '25 from Lima, Peru; a Sociology major modified with Latin American and Caribbean Studies. She is an elected senator and the Communications Director with Dartmouth Student Government. Alejandra is also the co-director of the Latina and Caribbean Council, Vice President of The Women's Network at Dartmouth, and a former member of the Magnuson Student Leadership Board. She is part of Dartmouth's FYSEP community and a King Scholar. 

Before joining Dartmouth Alejandra was the CEO and co-founder of Wawa Laptop, the first eco-friendly laptop made in Peru. She co-founded the NGO AEPEX (Asociación de Estudiantes Peruanos en el Extranjero) which works to democratize the information for low-income students about the application process to colleges in the US. Her freshman summer she interned with CARE International Peru implementing projects for Niñas con oportunidades (Girls With Opportunities), a program helping high school students continue their educational trajectories and realize their dreams and goals  And as a Dickey Center Global Health and Development intern, she spent her junior summer with The World Bank's Global Partnership for Social Accountability. This summer, Alejandra will travel to Uganda with Team4Tech to teach students ways to put technology to use in their daily life. 

More about Alejandra here


abby kambhampaty

Abby Kambhampaty '25 is from Upstate New York, double majoring in Biology and Anthropology. She is passionate about advancing public health and healthcare access for migrants and housing-insecure individuals, and interested in the intersection of climate justice and public health. On campus, she leads the Center for Social Impact's immersion service trip to the U.S.-Mexico border and works as a Dickey Center Global health intern. She was a Dickey Center Great Issues Scholars during her freshman year, and is currently both an Arctic innovations scholar and a Global Health Fellow with the Dickey Center. Abby is also active in the Dartmouth Coalition for Global Health campus student group. She works as a writing center tutor, and carries out biomedical research on the sociodemographic determinants of HIV. Outside of Dartmouth, Abby has interned at Boston Healthcare for the Homeless and with the Yale Refugee Health program, both experiences fueling her passion for healthcare justice which she intends to pursue after graduation.

More about Abby here


Prescott Herzog

Prescott Herzog '25 is from Claremont, New Hampshire, pursuing a degree in Government and History. Prescott's interest is the intersection of technology and human rights, with a particular focus on state responses to democratic protests. He has interned at the YMCA of the USA's Government Affairs Office, and at the Office of Science and Technology Cooperation at the Department of State. At the Dickey Center, Prescott has been involved as a Student Assistant, a Great Issues Scholar, a War and Peace Fellow, an Arctic Innovation Scholar, and as the Senior Publishing Editor for World Outlook, Dartmouth's student-run International Affairs Journal. 

More about Prescott here


Madeleine Shaw '25

Madeleine Shaw '25 is from Bloomington, Indiana, majoring in Government and Russian with a minor in Arabic & Middle Eastern Studies. She is interested in conflict resolution, human rights, and counterterrorism, and plans to pursue a career in diplomacy or intelligence. Madeleine interned at the State Department's Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs last spring, and with the Exodus Refugee Immigration Resettlement Agency in Indiana during the winter of 2022. Now a Presidential Research Scholar, Madeleine worked in Professor Jason Lyall's Political Violence FieldLab during her first two years at Dartmouth, and was selected to present and publish her research at the Norwich University Peace & War Summit last year. She currently serves as Senior Editor of the World Outlook International Affairs Journal,  and is the Under Secretary-General of Dartmouth Model UN. Madeleine recently spent a leave term in Amman, Jordan, studying Arabic and refugee policy. 

More about Madeleine here

The Bosworth Award is given in honor of Stephen W. Bosworth '61, a three-time U.S. ambassador who helped shepherd the transition to democracy in the Philippines after the decades-long rule of Ferdinand E. Marcos and later sought to defuse the nuclear threat in North Korea. He served as U.S. ambassador to Tunisia, the Philippines, and South Korea, and under President Obama as special envoy to North Korea. He later served as dean of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. At the time of his death in 2016 he was chairman of the U.S.-Korea Institute at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University. 

The Bosworth Awardees were honored at the Class of '61's mini-reunion on Tuesday, May 28. For more information about the Bosworth Awards, please contact Casey Aldrich at the Dickey Center. The Class of '61 can be found online here.