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Aarzu Maknojia

SMI Staff: Aarzu Maknojia
Junior Associate

Ms. Maknojia is a May 2019 graduate from the George Washington University where she earned a BA in International Affairs with a Concentration in Security Policy and a minor in Arabic Language. During her time at GWU, Ms. Maknojia worked for the University Police Department where she rose to the rank of Senior Supervisor. In addition, Ms. Maknojia spent time participating in intensive and immersive language programs in both Arabic and Urdu based out of Amman, Jordan and Lucknow, India, respectively. Prior to UPD, she was an Operations Intern with the National Speech and Debate Association and a Policy Fellow at Young Invincibles. Ms. Maknojia brings her passion for understanding innovative solutions to modern defense issues as well as her proactivity, efficiency, and attention to detail.