Anisa Abeytia is a research and policy professional with a background in humanitarian diplomacy. She worked with the US Congress, the Department of Homeland Security and the State Department to help shape US-Syria policy with a focus on immigration. Anisa regularly presents published research in international fora, most recently at the University of Cambridge. Her various publications include policy briefs for UNESCO and The Hill. Anisa is a Non-Resident Fellow at the Global Research Network’s think tank on War, Conflict and Global Migration and holds a Master’s from Stanford University in Literary Theory with a focus on postcolonial and feminist theory.