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Ed Lee on Aljazeera TV

Ed Lee III, Barkley Forum senior director was busy on the morning of Super Tuesday as voters headed to the polls. Ed was was offering perspectives on the Democratic Presidential Primary and the race for the White House in a video interview with the Aljazeera global news network.

According to Aljazeera’s website, the independent news organization broadcasts in multiple languages, operates 10 channels, and staffs 70 bureaus around the world.

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alexa PalomoAlexa Palomo 20C
joined the Campus Life communications team after serving as a student intern with the office for more than two years. During her senior year, she helped produce posts that generated a 40 percent increase in traffic on Campus Life social media platforms and boosted engagement twofold.

Alexa also played a key role in the team’s Student Communications Research project in spring 2020 and the resulting creation of the popular and ongoing Emory X Me online campaign that same semester. She returns to Emory after a stint with N3 Cisco SMB Campaign as a business development representative. Alexa holds a bachelor’s in anthropology with a concentration in cultural anthropology and is fluent in English, Portuguese, and Spanish. Preferred pronouns: she/her/hers. 


Sarah ZaslawSarah Zaslaw joined the Center for Civic and Community Engagement as assistant coordinator for the Emory Votes Initiative. Her previous related position was in the civic engagement department of New American Pathways, coordinating voter registration at naturalization ceremonies.

Raised in Ithaca, New York, Sarah serves as a classical music host at Georgia Public Broadcasting and plays the violin. She holds a bachelor’s from Harvard and a master’s in history from the University of Michigan, both in history. Sarah arrives at Emory with close connections to the institution. Her spouse, David Borthwick, is a professor of mathematics, and their daughter is a junior, majoring in psychology. Preferred pronouns: she/her/hers. Preferred hashtag: #emoryvotes.

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