Leah joined the U.S. Department of State in 2010. Leah, a Foreign Service Officer, is currently in training for her third tour in Kabul, Afghanistan. Her previous tours include Athens, Greece and Monterrey, Mexico. As a Rangel Fellow, she completed a congressional fellowship with the House of Representatives Sub-Committee on Asia, the Pacific, and the Global Environment in the summer of 2007, and served as Special Assistant to the Ambassador at the U.S. Embassy in Hanoi, Vietnam in the summer of 2008. Leah received her M.A. in International Security from the University of Denver in 2009 and graduated Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a B.A. in Political Science from Trinity College in Washington, D.C. in 2007. Her foreign languages are Greek, Spanish, and Dari.