Annie Shiel North America 2023

Annie Shiel is the Senior Advisor for US Policy & Advocacy at Center for Civilians in Conflict (CIVIC), where she leads CIVIC’s work engaging with US policymakers, lawmakers, and advocates to enhance the protection of civilians in conflict and promote accountability and amends for civilian harm. Prior to joining CIVIC, Annie worked as a Research Program Manager at Stanford University, where she led research on civilian harm and humanitarian response. Annie also spent three years at the State Department, where she worked on human rights, civilian protection, and security sector reform as a founding member of the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (DRL) Office of Security and Human Rights. Annie holds a Master’s Degree in International Policy from Stanford University and a BA in International Development from McGill University. She is also a Truman National Security Fellow.