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Ahmad Yamak: Analyst for Stroz Friedberg, LLC. Guess His Major?


Ahmad Yamak
International Studies Major

International Studies Major

Major: International Studies
Degree(s): Masters degree in Globalization and Multinational Corporations, University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies, class of 2013; BA in International Studies, California State University – Long Beach, class of 2009.

Ahmad recently graduated from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London specializing in a Masters degree in Globalization and Multinational Corporations. He has had three years of experience at management level in the NGO and private sector and has been involved in grant writing, reporting, researching, and working under time and budget constraints. Following his graduation from CSULB where he earned his BA in International Studies, Ahmad worked as a Program Assistant for CRDF Global where he was part of a team designing and implementing projects for the U.S. State Department. Ahmad then became Project Manager and, soon after, Acting Program Manager for the company. After working and traveling to Jordan, Egypt, Morocco, and Iraq for CRDF, Ahmad left to pursue his Masters degree and a research position at Frontier Strategy Group in London. During his time there, he identified the best practices among multinational companies in various sectors, forecasting scenarios for crisis and opportunities in countries of the region, and collecting and analyzing data. He currently works as an Analyst for Stroz Friedberg, LLC in London.

Ahmad’s Professional Road Map:

  • Analyst, Stroz Friedberg, LLC.
  • Researcher, Frontier Strategy Group
  • Acting Program Manager, CRDF Global
  • Project Manager, CRDF Global
  • Program Assistant, CRDF Global
  • Senior Account Manager, Bank of America





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