Senior Program Officer, Academy for International Conflict Management and Peacebuilding
Nina Sughrue is a senior program officer in the Institute's Academy for International Conflict Management and Peacebuilding. She coordinates training programs that help government officials, military officers, police personnel, representatives from various international organizations, non-governmental employees, journalists, business leaders, and religious scholars improve their conflict management skills. She has conducted training in Afghanistan, Colombia, Egypt, Jordan, Iraq, Kyrgyzstan, Niger, Pakistan, Poland, Rwanda, South Sudan, Sudan Tanzania, Turkey, and Uzbekistan.
Ms. Sughrue designed, implemented, taught, and mentored a network of conflict resolution trained professionals in Pakistan. This Training of Trainers (TOT) program yielded numerous grass roots, conflict resolution successes along the Afghan-Pakistan border and in Pakistan’s Sindh Province.
Prior to joining the Institute, Sughrue worked for eight years for the United States Government, where she focused on the Middle East and South Asia and was posted to several American embassies in South Asia. Ms. Sughrue also spent two years in the State Department Foreign Language School studying Arabic. Ms. Sughrue has traveled and worked all over the globe.
She received a B.A. in political science with a focus on international relations from Boston University and an M.A. in international policy from the Elliott School of International Affairs at The George Washington University.