Associate Director, Institute for Women, Peace & Security, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University
Visiting Research Fellow, Centre for Science and Policy
Mayesha Alam is the Associate Director of the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security. In this role, she manages the Institute's various research projects, the Profiles in Peace oral histories project, major convenings, fellowships program, and the online repository. She is also in charge of operations at the Institute, and supports the Executive Director in fundraising and building external relations. Ms. Alam is an Adjunct Faculty in the School of Foreign Service where she co-teaches a graduate seminar on women, peace and security. She is the author of Women and Transitional Justice: Progress and Persistent Challenges (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014).
Ms Alam has previously worked in the US and internationally for The World Bank, the United Nations and several NGOs. Originally from Bangladesh, she received her MA in conflict resolution at Georgetown University and her BA in international relations and biology from Mount Holyoke College.