Kristin earned her Master’s in International Relations from CSU Chico. She wrote her thesis on the rehabilitation of child soldiers in West Africa. She then spent the next year working in international development while in Chico, CA and had the opportunity to work overseas on a health and sanitation project in Ethiopia.
In 2017 Kristin relocated to Washington, D.C. to work with an organization focusing on youth development and peacebuilding in Liberia. Her work has been guided by a passion for advancing human rights in conflict zones and supporting peacebuilding as well as conflict resolution in African countries. In addition to interning with the War Prevention Initiative, Kristin serves on the Advisory Board of OMPT and works as a researcher for the Roméo Dallaire Child Soldiers Initiative.