Carolyn Nash

Asia Advocacy Director, Amnesty International USA

Carolyn Nash is the Asia Advocacy Director for Amnesty International USA. Prior to joining Amnesty’s DC office, Carolyn lived for six years in Myanmar, where she managed human rights and governance programs for Trocaire and authored #YouthWagaingPeace, a guide to youth-led prevention of violent extremism published by UNESCO. She has also lived and worked in Indonesia, East Timor, Kenya, and Uganda.  She was a 2017 Pacific Delegate with the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs and the 2018 Southeast Asia Fellow for Young Professionals in Foreign Policy. Her writing has appeared in World Politics Review, The Diplomat, Devex, The Diplomatic Courier, and elsewhere. Carolyn received her M.A. in International Relations and Economics with a focus on Politics and Governance from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and her B.A. in English literature from Columbia University.