Class of 2024
Nakayama Scholar

Hometown: Birmingham, Michigan

Majors: Public Policy; International Comparative Studies
Minor: French Studies

Grace Endrud is from Birmingham, Michigan, and previously lived in Paris, France. Grace is passionate about mitigating human trafficking, particularly addressing vulnerabilities stemming from conflict. She is also broadly interested in the intersection of national security and human rights. Grace has held two Congressional internships and worked with the think tank Center for European Policy Analysis. She also interned for Shared Hope International, a nonprofit working to combat trafficking in persons. This summer, as a fellow with the Sanford Global Policy Program, she will intern in the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, working for the International Organization for Migration’s Transition and Recovery Division. At Duke, Grace is the Director of Service for Duke Presidential Ambassadors in addition to serving on the Student Council for Duke’s Program in American Grand Strategy and on the Student Advisory Board for the Human Rights Center. She is also a member of Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society and a research assistant in the Sanford School for Dr. Jennifer Siegel. In her free time, Grace enjoys hiking, skiing, and spending time with friends and family.