Nuclear Threat Initiative Executive Named to Scoville Fellowship Board

For release: October 16,  2012
–Washington, DC
Contact: Paul Revsine, Program Director, Scoville Fellowship
(202) 446-1565

The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship is pleased to announce that Deborah G. Rosenblum, Executive Vice President of the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI), has joined its board of directors. NTI is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization with a mission to strengthen global security. Working alongside the president of NTI, Rosenblum oversees operations, development and programs with an annual operating budget of approximately $20 million. She previously served as senior director for strategic planning and operations at NTI.

Prior to NTI, Ms. Rosenblum spent seven years as vice president of The Cohen Group, an international consulting firm and served for 12 years in several senior level positions with the U.S. Department of Defense in the areas of homeland defense, peacekeeping operations and support, nuclear forces and counter-proliferation policy. While at the Defense Department, she represented the United States as negotiator with the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea on multi-year bilateral negotiations for their nuclear program. Rosenblum holds a master’s degree from Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs and is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate with a bachelor’s degree from Middlebury College.

The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship, established in 1987, is a highly-competitive national fellowship program that provides recent college graduates with the opportunity to work at one of over two dozen leading national organizations in Washington, DC. Scoville Fellows serve as full-time staff members at the participating organization of their choice. The program also arranges for a senior mentor for each fellow, arranges high-level meetings for fellows with policy experts, and offers numerous networking opportunities. The Scoville Fellowship has an increasingly strong and well-positioned group of alumni who now hold prominent positions in peace and security with public-interest organizations, the Federal government, academia, and the media. Since its inception, 141 Scoville Fellowships have been awarded.