Ali is the LCWINS Spring 2022 Fellow. Prior to joining the LCWINS team, Ali worked as a Summer Fellow for The Cohen Group (TCG), a strategic advisory firm in Washington D.C. In this role, she worked across a variety of client teams conducting and supporting research to meet client needs. She also created client deliverables across varying media platforms. She also supported the production of virtual and in-person events, including TCG’s Women in National Security Speaker Series. Ali also worked as a Digital Desk Editor with the Bangor Daily News where she curated content for the BDN website and social media accounts.
Ali is a second-year graduate student in the University of Maine’s School of Policy and International Affairs, concentrating in International Security. She earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree from UMaine in 2020, majoring in journalism and minoring in international affairs. Ali was a goalkeeper on the UMaine Women’s Soccer team and currently sits as the Gender Equity Chair of the Student Athlete Advisory Committee.