The Team

Editor-in-Chief Meike Eijsberg

Meike Eijsberg is the editor-in-chief of the Paris Globalist this year. She’s from the Netherlands, which is where she completed her Bachelor of Arts with a double major in international relations and modern history. Whilst there, she was editor-in-chief of her campus newspaper The Boomerang and chair of the media committee. At Sciences Po, Meike is pursuing a Master in International Public Management with a concentration in Media and Writing. She’s passionate about investigative journalism and press freedom.

President Victória Carvalho Salles

Victória Carvalho Salles is the new President of The Paris Globalist this year. She is from Brazil, but completed her BA in Global Politics at Miami University in the U.S. At her previous institution she also served as president of two student organizations (and actually founded one!); Claws With A Cause and The Portuguese Club. At Sciences Po she is pursuing a Masters in Human Rights and Humanitarian Aid. She hopes to one day go back to Brazil and pursue a political career.

Managing Editor Sharbani Chattoraj

Sharbani Chattoraj is the managing editor and one of the copy editors for the Paris Globalist this year. Hailing from India, she has a Bachelor’s degree in History and a Master’s degree in International Relations. She also has over ten years of work experience and has edited publications in a professional capacity. She is currently pursuing a one-year Master’s degree in Advanced Global Studies (Development Practice) at PSIA, Sciences Po.

Creative Director Pariesa Young

Pariesa Young is the creative director, Arts and Culture editor, and copy editor for the Paris Globalist. She is originally from the United States but spent the last two years serving in Morocco with the Peace Corps. In the US, she studied Political Science at New College of Florida where she also served as editor-in-chief of the campus newspaper the Catalyst. At Sciences Po, she is part of the joint Master in Journalism and International Affairs. 

Social Media Manager Annina Claesson

Annina Claesson is serving this year as the social media manager and Global Affairs editor for the Paris Globalist. Originally from Sweden but having spent the past few years flitting about Finland, Scotland, France, the United States, and Japan, she is now studying a Master in Human Rights and Humanitarian Action at Sciences Po PSIA. She is active as a freelance writer and contributes regularly to HuffPost UK, The Globe Post, and openDemocracy.

Public Relations Manager Shireen Manocha

Shireen Manocha is serving as the Public Relations Manager as well as a Staff Writer for the Paris Globalist this year. Hailing from India, she completed her Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Delhi. She has previously been a part of the editorial teams of her high-school and university magazines and newsletters. Her personal blog, where she writes fictional prose and poetry, is a reflection of her passion for writing. Pursuing the dual masters degree in International Affairs with LSE, she’s studying the Masters in International Security at PSIA, Sciences Po.

Sophie Smith

Sophie Smith is a Global Affairs editor and writer for the Paris Globalist. She is from the U.K. but did her Bachelor’s in International Studies abroad in the Netherlands and is now pursuing a Master’s at Sciences Po in International Security, specialising in Diplomacy and the Middle East. During her undergrad, she has written for the school’s newspapers and hopes to pursue a career in political journalism. 

Darcy French

Darcy French is a Global Affairs and Arts & Culture editor for the Paris Globalist. He originates from Melbourne, Australia where he completed a Bachelor of Arts (French/International Relations) at the University of Melbourne. Whilst there, he contributed regularly to student magazines Farrago and Spectrum. At Sciences Po, Darcy is studying at PSIA in the Master of Human Rights and Humanitarian Action before he heads off in 2020 to Peking University in Beijing, China, as part of a dual degree program.

Júlia Codina Sariols

Júlia Codina Sariols is an editor for the War and Conflict section. She is a second-year student of the MA in Human Rights and Humanitarian Action at PSIA, with concentrations on Diplomacy and the Middle East. Originally from Barcelona and half Swedish, she graduated with a Bachelor’s in Political Science and International Relations. She interned for Amnesty International in Spain, as well as for UN-Habitat headquarters in Nairobi. She is now in Beirut working for UNRWA as Protection Assistant. Her main interests lie in war and armed conflicts, humanitarian aid, and human rights.

Arthur Kaufman

Arthur Kaufman is a French-American originally from New York. After graduating from the George Washington University with a B.A. in International Affairs and Philosophy, he spent the last year as a Writing Fellow at NYU Shanghai. At Sciences Po, he is pursuing the Master in Human Rights and Humanitarian Action, and he is part of the dual-degree program with Peking University.

Martha Schillmöller

Martha Schillmöller is a staff writer for the Paris Globalist. Having grown up between French and German culture, she did her Bachelor’s at the European Campus of Sciences Po and at the University of Cambridge. Currently in her second year of the Dual Master’s Degree between Sciences Po and the Freie Universität in Berlin, she chose Human Rights and a concentration in Media and Writing to combine her interests in politics, cultural rights and arts. She just completed an internship at the Franco-German TV station ARTE. 

Marta Massera

Marta Massera is a Staff Writer for the Paris Globalist. She is from Italy, where she recently completed her undergraduate degree in International Studies at the University of Trento. At Sciences Po, she is pursuing a master’s degree in International Development, with curriculum concentrations in Media and Writing and Africa Studies. She has always been passionate about investigative and advocacy journalism and she hopes to pursue her career in the global development media sector.