Founder and Executive Director
Saul Garlick is the founder and executive director of the Student Movement for Real Change (SMRC), an international non-profit organization that empowers young people to improve health and education in neglected regions of the world. SMRC currently manages youth-driven development projects in Kenya, South Africa and Sierra Leone and has over 5,000 members. Garlick also serves as Ambassador to the United States for The Buffelshoek Trust, an organization building schools in rural South Africa. Garlick was Managing Editor of the SAIS Review, founder and Editor-in-Chief of The Hopkins Donkey, the College Democrats' campus newspaper, and has worked on Capitol Hill for Diana DeGette (D-CO) and as acting desk officer for Angola in the Bureau of African Affairs at the Department of State. He is a contributor to Carnegie Council's online magazine Policy Innovations
. Garlick has received numerous leadership awards including the William C. Foster Award, Circles of Change Award and Social Entrepreneurship Award, and is a Truman Scholar. Garlick received his BA with honors in 2006 from Johns Hopkins University and his MA in American foreign policy and International Economics at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University.
Focus: Development, Education, Poverty,
South Africa, United States,
Last Updated: Jun 13, 2008