Madeline Sobral is a current graduate candidate at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies where she studies International Relations and International Economics. Previously, she studied at the Elliott School of International Affairs at the George Washington University with a concentration in international development. Madeline has worked in DC as a Civil Rights Intern for the Equal Rights Center and as a Justice Management Intern for the United States Department of Justice. Madeline's research interests include the role of gender in humanitarian response and the participation of women in post-conflict peace building.