In addition to preserving the founding spirit of Glimpse from the Globe, the Board of Governors stands as a constant advisory presence able to provide training and doctrine guidance. Membership on the Glimpse from the Globe Board of Governors is automatically conferred to the incoming and outgoing leadership teams each year. All governors are life-long mentors to our organization.
Mia Speier graduated from USC in 2020 with a Master of Public Diplomacy, a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and a Minor in Law and Public Policy. She served as Glimpse from the Globe’s Editor-in-Chief from 2020 to 2022. During that time, she launched Glimpse’s first-ever podcast series and the publication’s social media efforts, oversaw several editorial series, redesigned the website and led the organization’s expansion from a handful members to over 100. In addition to Glimpse, Mia served as a co-director and co-founder of the USC Global Policy Institute, an editor for the Southern California International Review, news editor of the Daily Trojan, international editor of Annenberg Media, and more. While at USC, she was also a campus tour guide with the Office of Admission and a member of Delta Phi Epsilon. She was named a 2021 Truman Scholar Finalist and a 2022 Fulbright Scholarship recipient. Upon graduation, she was inducted into the Order of Aréte and was named USC’s 2022 Phi Beta Kappa Award Recipient for Achievement in the Social Sciences. She has a passion for media and foreign policy and will be continuing her education in the United Kingdom at Oxford University to study for a second master’s degree in The Social Science of the Internet. Her research will focus on press freedom, tech and social media and democracy and authoritarianism.
Kirian Mischke-Reeds is a recent graduate of the University of Southern California where he studied International Relations and the Global Economy, as well as pursuing a Master’s in Public Diplomacy. Kirian started as a member of Glimpse in the fall of 2019 and contributed in a number of roles, including senior writer, associate editor and vice-president. As a writer, he is primarily interested in global climate politics and environmental issues more broadly as exhibited by his internship experience at the Resilience Center at the Atlantic Council. Kirian is currently finishing up his masters degree.
Cameron Melillo worked alongside his peers to pioneer the multimedia division at the Glimpse from the Globe. By himself, Cameron was solely responsible for creating podcasts and multimedia content. As a result of these initiatives, Cameron was able to create a robust multimedia division and a community of innovative thinkers. Currently, Cameron works at Oracle collaborating with some of the world’s most innovative people and businesses focusing on changing possibilities to probabilities. In his free time, he enjoys watching sports (LA Dodgers, Rams, and USC Football), reading, learning about foreign affairs, and making podcasts.