Lindsey Parnas is a student in the MA in Arab Studies program at the Georgetown School of Foreign Service and is also pursuing a certificate in Diplomatic Studies. She hopes to work in the identity and peacebuilding; gender consulting; disability consulting; diversity, equity, and inclusion; psychosocial support and trauma healing; restorative/ racial justice; or counterterrorism space, looking both internally at the United States and externally, especially towards the SWANA region. They have experience in academic and policy research, conflict analysis, gender and social impact assessments, trauma-informed care trainings, program and grant management, and monitoring and evaluation. She has been exposed to the workings of government, multilateral, and non-profit organizations, having worked at the Department of State Near East Affairs Bureau, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency, the Council on American-Islamic Relations, and the International Center for Religion and Diplomacy, along with in the academic space through the Georgetown Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs, Georgetown Center for Security Studies, and START University of Maryland.
Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs
Program and Research Assistant
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