Grace obtained her B.A. in Philosophy in 2010 from Presbyterian College in the U.S. She worked in education for 4 years in France, South Korea, Turkey, and Argentina before transitioning into international relations. She obtained an M.A. from Kings College London in Conflict, Security and Development in 2017 and since then she has interned at a country delegation at UNESCO in Paris, the UN Women Regional Office in Istanbul; and has done freelance consulting on conflict and development projects, research, and training for various clients including UN Women and Adam Smith International. Her work focuses on economic and social development in conflict and post-conflict zones and women’s empowerment. She is an innovative problem solver and strategic thinker on a macro level. She speaks English and French, intermediate Spanish and Turkish, and is learning Arabic.