Natalie is the Program Officer for CIVIC’s MENA Program, where she provides support and backstopping to programs throughout the region. Previously, she was the community editor for Geopolitics at News Deeply and worked with Nonviolent Peaceforce as a programme officer in Beirut and an advocacy associate in New York. Natalie has also worked on community engagement strategies with the Committee to Protect Journalists and with the International Rescue Committee on their Displaced Podcast. She holds an MSc in violence, conflict and development from SOAS, University of London, and BA in international political science and theatre arts from Columbia University.