Taharqa's Kush Kingdom


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Director

Isa Lovain

Isa Lovain is the Committee Director for Taharqa's Kush Kingdom. Isa is a junior studying International Relations, originally from Alexandria, Virginia. This past December, Isa studied abroad in Singapore and travelled around Asia! Last year, she directed United States Intelligence Agencies 2020, and is excited to work on a committee with a very different setting. Outside of International Relations Club, Isa is involved in W&M Young Democrats, Phi Sigma Pi Honors Fraternity, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, and Big Brothers Big Sisters. Ever since learning about Taharqa in an African Studies class last year, Isa has been obsessed with the story and history surrounding his legacy, and can't wait to see this committee develop alongside all of the delegates' creative ideas!

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Crisis Director

Jo Weech

Jo Weech is the Crisis Director for Taharqa’s Kush Kingdom. Jo is a junior majoring in International Relations and Hispanic Studies. She is originally from Vienna, Virginia, and her triplet siblings go to Virginia Tech and William & Mary. Outside of classes, Jo works for the Modern Languages Department and the National Security Archive. She was able to continue her research with the Archive last spring while studying abroad in Argentina, focusing on human rights violations and memory studies. On campus, she’s into distance running and tea brewing. Jo is excited to apply her interests in history and memory while preparing for this committee!