Award: Fulbright Irish Student Award
Sponsor: Frederick and Anna Douglass Award
Institution: Dublin City University
Raphael holds a Master of Laws (LL.M.) from University College London and a B.A. (Joint Honours) in Law & International Languages from DCU. He was amongst the inaugural class of the DCU Emerging Alumni Leaders Programme 2020/21 and served as the Chairperson of the FLAC Society during his undergrad.
Raphael is a Visual Artist and is passionate about the arts and also mentoring. He recently founded The Leonardo da Vinci Initiative which focuses on mentoring and coaching. As the inaugural recipient of the Frederick and Anna Douglass Award, Raphael intends to enhance his civic engagement in various fields.
He will pursue a Master of Public Policy (M.P.P.) degree at The University of Chicago and focus his studies on a variety of topics, ranging from regulatory capture; effective supervision and governance; strategy; and CSR. While at Chicago he hopes to pick up baseball, explore, and gain some oil painting inspirations.