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Full Biography

Marie A. Principe was the Program Associate for the Women in Public Service Project and Global Women's Leadership Initiative at the Woodrow Wilson Center. 

Having traveled extensively in Asia, Africa and Europe, Marie most recently worked in Iraq and Tunisia.  She advised senior management on best business practices through compliance with company policy, international standards, USAID regulations and local Iraqi laws.  Since returning stateside, she has pivoted towards examining the ways conflict and political instability affect women specifically, as well as women's unique roles in non-violent civil resistance movements.

Marie holds a graduate degree in International Affairs from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, and degrees in both English and Political Science from Appalachian State University.  

Major Publications

Women in Nonviolent Movements (USIP Special Report, December 29, 2016)