Wilson Charles


Wilson Charles

Wilson is pursuing an M.S. at the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University with a concentration in Global Business and Finance. He went to the University of Washington, Seattle for undergrad, earning a dual degree in Political Science and Philosophy, each with honors. He also obtained a certificate in International Security and minored in human rights. Wilson also participated in an exchange program in Institut d’etudes politiques de Paris in France and earned an additional certificate in International Affairs and Strategy. During his undergrad, Wilson also worked as both the second and first vice chair and the chair of the 21st legislative district of the Democratic Party in the state of Washington. In addition to English, he speaks Haitian-Creole and French. After graduating from college, Wilson went to work for Apple as a product specialist. He also hosted radio shows for five years and did community choir conducting for two and a half years. Wilson enjoys playing the piano. Post-graduation, he hopes to work as a civil servant for the government, specifically the United States Department of State.



21 Aug

Reflections on a Remote Fellowship

By nature, humans struggle with change because it pushes us out of our comfort zones. 

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Posted Aug 21, 2020

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13 Aug

Perfect Pitch and Other Misleading Assumptions About Disability

At the beginning of my undergraduate career, I decided to close my piano servicing business. 

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Posted Aug 13, 2020

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06 Aug

Podcast: The Long-Term Impact of Conflict on People with Disabilities in Gulu

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Posted Aug 06, 2020

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30 Jul

Challenges in the labor force for Americans with disabilities

This year the United States celebrates the thirtieth anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act,

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Posted Jul 30, 2020

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27 Jul

A Global Playbook to Invest in People with Disabilities

  According to a Human Rights Watch report from 2018, over one billion people in

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Posted Jul 27, 2020

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14 Jul

“I have no doubt you’re a very nice person. However…..”

“Based on my interactions with you during the past few weeks, I have no doubt

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Posted Jul 14, 2020

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04 Jul

Disability is not disabling – quite the reverse

Since the beginning of humankind, it has always been evident that each individual is born

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Posted Jul 04, 2020

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04 Jul

The Brave Trio!

Seeing these three outside of the Gulu Disabled Persons’ Union office, I wish more than

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Posted Jul 04, 2020

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20 Jun

Challenging COVID-19 in Uganda, with Flair and Ingenuity

While many members of our society express outrage because of indifference among some of our

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Posted Jun 20, 2020

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20 Jun

Reflections on Disability in Uganda – from a Distance

This is the flag of Uganda, the country I was supposed to travel to for

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Posted Jun 20, 2020

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