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Simone Young

Humphrey Fellow - Trinidad and Tobago

Simone Young

Admission Date: Fall 2016
Completion Date: Fall 2017

Biography:

Simone Young was most recently the Acting Director, CARICOM and Caribbean Affairs, Ministry of Foreign and CARICOM Affairs, Government of Trinidad and Tobago where she oversaw foreign policies related to Caribbean countries. She will focus on integrating global issues related to gender equity into foreign policy formulation in Small Island Developing States (SIDS). Simone’s goal is to enhance her policymaking and problem solving skills to tackle the issue of women and foreign policy. She earned an M.A. in International Affairs from the Fletcher School at Tufts University, a M.Sc. in Marine Resource and Environmental Management and a B.Sc. in Sociology and Government from the University of the West Indies. She is also an alumnus of Georgetown University’s School of the Foreign Service Foreign Policy Leadership Course and the Aspen Institute.