Director of Policy and Advocacy
Alliance for Peacebuilding
Megan Corrado is an international lawyer and gender expert working to promote human rights, peacebuilding, atrocities prevention, gender mainstreaming, and post-conflict legal and governance reform. She has extensive experience in international development, grant implementation, advocacy, and political campaign management. Megan has worked on democracy- and peacebuilding programs and processes in conflict-affected and post-conflict states across the Middle East and North Africa region, Southeast Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, and Eastern Europe.
Before joining the Alliance for Peacebuilding, Megan served as the Director of Advocacy with Women for Afghan Women, as well as an attorney with Cohen, Milstein, Sellers, and Toll and Counsel and Program Director with the Public International Law and Policy Group. In addition, Megan worked in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Office of the General Counsel, United States (US) Department of Defense; the US House of Representatives; and the British House of Commons.
She currently serves as Co-Chair of the US Civil Society Working Group on Women, Peace, and Security, as well as Vice President for Global Affairs with the Clearinghouse on Women’s Issues and a member of the Global Gender Coalitions’ Co-Chairs Working Group. Megan leads the Global Fragility Act (GFA) Coalition and Prevention and Protection Working Group to help the US Government successfully implement the GFA and Elie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act, respectively.
Megan earned her JD, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, from American University Washington College of Law; BA, summa cum laude, in Political Science and English from the University of Rhode Island; and studied public policy at the London School of Economics and Political Science and international law at the Asser Institute in The Hague.