Alisa Jimenez is a Program Officer at CIC on the Pathfinders for Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies team, where she primarily supports the Task Force on Justice.
Prior to joining CIC, Alisa was at the International Rescue Committee’s (IRC) Airbel Center as a Research & Development fellow. At the IRC she worked on a review of country programs, analyzing grants, program documents, and conducting interviews with in-country staff to assess alignment with pre-existing frameworks. Alisa has also spent time with the United Nations Development Programme in Kosovo, providing research, briefs, and analysis on national and international small arms legislation and violent extremism. Previously, she worked at a national charter school and an international law firm, focusing on recruitment and diversity initiatives.
Alisa holds a Master's degree in international affairs with a specialization in conflict and security from the New School Graduate Program in International Affairs. She also holds a dual Bachelor’s degree in international relations and anthropology from the University of Rochester.