Director of Advocacy
Mac manages WAND’s policy and advocacy portfolio, working with WAND’s grassroots and organizational partners to advance legislative efforts to reduce military spending, promote nuclear disarmament, and advance peaceful conflict resolution. Prior to joining WAND, Mac served as Executive Manager of STAND: The Student-Led Movement to End Mass Atrocities, where she collaborated with youth leaders in the U.S., U.K., France, and Rwanda to work to end and prevent genocide and mass atrocities around the world.
She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Government and African Studies from Smith College and is currently completing a Master’s degree in Security, Intelligence, and Strategic Studies through the University of Glasgow, Dublin City University, and Charles University Prague.
Expertise: Activism and Advocacy, Conflict Resolution, Critical Security, Feminism, Great Lakes of Africa, Global and Regional Institutions, Issue-Based Campaigning, Movement Building, Peacebuilding, Policy Analysis, Post-Colonial Theory