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Nadine Maenza

Global Fellow

Professional affiliation

President, International Religious Freedom Secretariat

Full Biography

Ms. Nadine Maenza is a Global Fellow at the Wilson Center, and the President of the International Religious Freedom (IRF) Secretariat, an international organization that convenes the IRF Roundtable in Washington, D.C. and over 20 roundtables globally. They are focused on building infrastructure to support the religious freedom movement with the goal of improving conditions on the ground. In May, Nadine finished her second two-year term on The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), serving as Chair for the past year. She has worked closely with the Yazidi Community and spends about a month each year in Iraq and Syria.