Grace joined CDA in 2018. Throughout her professional experience, Grace has developed skills as a strategist, capacity builder, and critical thinker, which she brings with her to the peacebuilding field. Her primary interests are learning alongside communities affected by conflict, improving peacebuilding effectiveness, and gender and development. Her current areas of focus are responsible international aid exits, monitoring and evaluation, and collective impact in the peacebuilding field.
Grace is in the process of earning her Master’s degree in Conflict Resolution and Coexistence from the Heller School of Social Policy and Management, and earned her Bachelor’s degree in Applied Psychology and Human Services from Carson-Newman University.