Our Community

Student Organizations

  • Africana Student Group-Undertakes activities to promote and further understanding of issues relevant to Africa and African culture. 
  • al Nakhlah- The Fletcher School's Department of Southwest Asia and Islamic Civilization is sponsoring al Nakhlah to provide a forum to showcase thoughtful, informative articles and editorials by Fletcher students and alumni addressing the political, economic, and cultural aspects of the Southwest Asian region (including Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, the Gulf Region, the Caucasus and Central Asia).
  • Asia Club-Fletcher Asia Club was established in 2004 as a means for students interested in all aspects of Asia to share experiences and knowledge with some fun thrown in. The group seeks to build a diverse network of Asia-oriented scholars and professionals through lectures, discussion tables as well as introducing Asian culture through movie nights, food fiestas, and language tables.
  • Fletcher GLBTA (Gay, Lesbian, Bi-sexual, Transgendered, Allies) Group-The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgendered Fletcher Student Group’s goal is to raise awareness of sexual minority issues both in the field of international relations and at The Fletcher School. The GLBT group is open to both sexual minorities and allies.
  • Gender and Equality Project-The Gender and Equality Project seeks to improve the overall quality of the Fletcher experience by conducting research into elements of inequality and bias in our academic, social, and professional communities. 
  • Global Women-The Global Women (GW) group seeks to mainstream gender issues and raise awareness regarding the critical role that women play in international affairs. By sponsoring speakers, student discussions, and working with campus leaders, GW gives a forum within the Fletcher community for dialog about gender. Among Global Women's other initiatives are workshops that address leadership, communication, and networking skills, and a mentoring program with Tufts undergraduate students.
  • Latin America Group-This student network is interested in the study and development of Latin America. We organize diverse academic and social activities such as conferences, visiting speakers from the region, networking opportunities, and social events.
  • Med Club (Mediterranean Group)-The Med Club is a cross-national forum for the celebration of all things Mediterranean. Through debates, discussions, and the medium of film, we seek to explore and foster the cultural, social, and political heritage of the myriad peoples populating the Mediterranean basin and its neighboring areas.
  • Ralph Bunche Society-Seeks to raise the awareness of the contributions that minorities and people of color have made in the field of international relations. Encourages students of color to consider educational and career opportunities in international affairs.
  • South Asian Society-A club devoted to promoting lectures series on South Asian topics, sponsoring South Asian cultural events and coordinating South Asian networking receptions.

To view a full list of 2011-2012 Fletcher Student Student Clubs and Organizations, click here

 

Notable Student Events

  • Phenomenal Women Speaker Series sponsored by the Global Women club
  • Fiesta Latina Cultural Show, sponsored by the Latin America Club
  • Mediterranean Night Cultural Show, sponsored by the Med Club
  • Africana Night Cultural Show, sponsored by the Africana Student Group
  • Asia Night Cultural Show, sponsored by the Asia Club
  • Shows at local music venues by Los Fletcheros, the Fletcher School’s in-house cover band

Alumni Associations

  • Fletcher Women’s Network - FWN facilitates connections among women graduates of The Fletcher School. The mission of the Fletcher Women's Network is to form an international community of women graduates of The Fletcher School who together may 1) continue to learn about, share experiences related to, and discuss international affairs, world cultures, and current events; 2) promote one another's professional development; 3) make themselves available to other women as mentors, and 4) contribute to the School's future.
  • Fletcher Alumni of Color Association - FACA works to foster a strong and enduring community among Fletcher alumni of color and to further the interests, welfare, and educational purposes of The Fletcher School. It also serves as a forum to share ideas with current and prospective students and address issues of diversity. FACA organizes career panels for Fletcher students and is also currently working to create scholarships for Fletcher students of color.
  • Gays and Lesbians in Foreign Affairs Agencies (GLIFAA) - GLIFAA represents lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) personnel and their families in the U.S. Department of State, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Foreign Commercial Service, Foreign Agricultural Service, and other foreign affairs agencies and offices in the U.S. Government. The Fletcher School is a participatory member in this organization.


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