Sanaa Alvira is a recent graduate of the Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies master’s program at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies. She previously graduated with another master’s degree in International Relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science. She is a Marie Sklodowska-Curie fellow at the International Atomic Energy Agency and is currently interning there in the Department of Safeguards. She holds a professional certification in nuclear security offered by the World Institute for Nuclear Security. She is originally from Bangalore, India. The views expressed are the author’s own and do not represent any entity.