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Alumni Profile: Alexa Brooks Major, FASRI 2013

Alexa graduated cum laude from The George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs with a global bachelor major in International Relations, a concentration in Contemporary Cultures & Societies, and a minor in Cross-Cultural Communication. Founder of, she focuses her efforts on creating a space for her audience to think reflectively, find comfort in vulnerability, and understand the strength in community. Alexa plans on building a scholarship foundation to ensure that all Black and Brown students are provided the opportunity to study abroad at least once during each of the three academic periods of life.

ALUMNI PROFILE: Stephanie DaCruz

Although Stephanie Da Cruz comes from an international, multilingual family, she didn't speak any French before starting at FASRI at the age of three. But she soon settled into school life and, over the course of eleven years, she formed lasting friendships and distinguishing herself as a visual artist and writer. "FASRI gave me an opportunity to experience and feel connected to a different part of the world through my bilingual upbringing," she says.

Cartooning for Peace / Dessins pour la paix

FASRI students participated in the "Cartooning for Peace"/ "Dessins pour la paix" zoom seminar organized by the AEFE for the network of French schools in North America. The seminar was held in French and gave an opportunity to 800 students from 4th to 8th grade across the network to discover the work of the  French Cartoonist Kak...