Amy Calfas is a foreign policy professional with experience working with the US Institute of Peace, International Republican Institute, US Department of State and Human Rights Watch. Her research focuses on gender and women, peace and security issues, and has been published by The Hill, Fair Observer, the Soufan Group and by the US Institute of Peace. She holds a bachelor’s degree in international security from Tufts University and is currently pursuing a master’s degree from the Master of Science in Foreign Service (MSFS) program at Georgetown University.