Meet Our Team

Noura Beidas

Noura Beidas

Intelligence Analysis, Junior

With a major in Intelligence Analysis and a minor in Computer Information Systems, Noura hopes to work in the private sector doing Intelligence and IT consulting. Noura has strong data analysis experience, knowledge of the Arabic and French languages, and critical thinking and analytical skills. She is interested in competitive intelligence and national security issues and has extensive classroom experience in both.

Celine Gomes

Celine Gomes

International Affairs, Senior

Celine Gomes is a senior International Affairs major at James Madison University with a concentration in International Relations and a minor in Political Science. Her leadership and communication skills are reflected through her past and present internship experiences, her committee head experience in Alpha Kappa Psi, and her efforts in founding and heading the student organization Dukes for Demining and Peace. She was eager to join the H4D team and apply her previous Counterterrorism knowledge to help develop a solution to prevent radicalization in youth. Celine hopes to channel her passion into a career in National Security.

Daniel Gurley

Daniel Gurley

Geographic Science, Senior

Daniel is a senior Geographic Science major with minors in French, Political Science, and Humanitarian Affairs. Daniel hopes to combine all of these subjects areas in the international development realm and has had numerous internship experiences using GIS for humanitarian needs.

Gabriella Huelsman

Gabriella Huelsman

International Affairs, Senior

Gabriella is a senior International Affairs major. She plans on graduating in the Spring of 2019. She has experience and career ambition in consulting. Her focus is the MENA region and Human Rights. Additionally, Gabriella is the Team’s Branding Manager and provides a lot of drama to the group dynamic.

Ameer Lahrim

Ameer Lahrim

Public Policy & Administration, Junior

Ameer Lahrim is a junior majoring in Public Policy & Public Administration and minoring in Economics. Outside of class, Ameer is the Senior Presidential Advisor to Epsilon Nu Tau Entrepreneurial Business Fraternity and a member of the Military & Operational Intelligence Association. This is his second time taking part in the Hacking for Diplomacy class after gaining so much from it Fall 2017.

Holly Schnader

Holly Schnader

Intelligence Analysis, Senior

Holly Schnader is a senior Intelligence Analysis major with minors and experience in Computer Information Systems, Russian, and Geospatial Intelligence. Holly brings her analytic skills, experience with using analytic techniques, and her experience working on business proposals as a computer information systems minor. Holly is also driven and passionate about her work and strives for greatness in her projects. After graduation in December, Holly will commission into Active Duty into the United States Army. Holly will soon find out which branch she will be serving in, but hopes to receive cyber, military intelligence, or signal corps. After serving, Holly plans to work in the private sector on projects relating to cyber intelligence. Holly also plans to continue her education in the Russian language with hopes of becoming fluent in the future.

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