Antonio Diaz is currently a graduate student at Florida International University where he is obtaining a Master of Arts in Global Affairs. Being of Colombian decent, Antonio traveled to Cartagena throughout his childhood where he noticed major differences in living standards and security between the United States and Colombia. This sparked his interest is governance and international development and he eventually pursued a double major in international relations and political science. He took the opportunity to study abroad in Europe where he traveled to three countries and visited major international institutions such as the United Nations and the European Commission. After his study abroad experience, Antonio received a certification in European and Eurasian studies. During his junior year, he landed an internship with the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance in Washington D.C. where he conducted research on missile defense systems and major missile threats to U.S. national security. Antonio was intently active on campus throughout his undergraduate career. He was a member of AIESEC, FIU’s Student Programming Council, and started his own student organization called Common Sense Action (CSA) which is dedicated to gathering Millennial Democrats, Republicans, and Independents to mobilize and collaborate to solve shared challenges facing their communities. Antonio's interest include international affairs.