Senior Program Associate
Peace & Recovery Program

Nessa manages the Peace & Recovery Program's competitive research fund and supports the program's policy outreach, project development, communications, and fund development activities. Prior to joining IPA, Nessa worked with War Child, the United Nations Peacebuilding Support Office, KS Insight (a peacebuilding consulting firm), and the YM-YWCA in research, program management, consulting, and fund development roles. Nessa holds a Master of International Affairs degree from Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs; a Master of International Security degree from Sciences Po's Paris School of International Affairs; and an Honours BA in Peace, Conflict, and Justice from the University of Toronto's Munk School of Global Affairs.