Priscilla Haingo Plat is a second-year M.A. in Diplomacy and International Relations candidate at Seton Hall University, based in South Orange, New Jersey. She spent most of her life between Antananarivo, Madagascar, where she was born, and Paris, France, where she obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Foreign Languages, Literature and Civilization, after which she moved to the United States of America, where she has been exploring global negotiation and conflict management processes, with a focus on Sub-Saharan Africa. Earlier this year, she became a United Nations Digital Representative with the Center for United Nations and Global Governance Studies as well as a Peace Ambassador with Humanitarian Affairs Asia. This dual role has taken her to roundtables, conferences and closed generative dialogues surrounding the topics of UN Peace Operations and Peacebuilding, Gender in Diplomacy and Foreign Policy, the Youth and Transnational Leadership, among other subject matters. Priscilla speaks French, English, Spanish and Malagasy. She currently leads a research project that further develops UN-led COVID-19 responses in West Africa. Concurrently, she works closely with the African diaspora in the New York area to create a one-stop information bureau dedicated to the continent’s development.
Ms Priscilla H. Plat
M.A. Candidate, Diplomacy and International Relations, Seton Hall University
3 August 2020