We are pleased to announce that Jennifer Marron has been selected to join InterAction as the new Director of Public Policy and Government Affairs. In this role, Marron will lead InterAction’s team that shapes and coordinates coalition policy and advocacy efforts related to the U.S. government.
A seasoned expert on conflict and fragility with over a decade of experience in strategic thinking and problem-solving in foreign affairs, Marron previously served as the White House National Security Council’s (NSC) Director for Syria in 2016 and most recently as the Deputy Office Director of Advanced Analytics in the Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations at the U.S. Department of State.
While with the NSC, she provided senior officials with analysis and policy recommendations on critical security developments affecting Syria and coordinated decision-making processes among federal agencies to reduce violence and support negotiations, humanitarian response, and stabilization. At the State Department, she managed multiple teams and oversaw the launch of a new instability monitoring and analysis platform to aid decision-making in complex environments.
Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Duke University and a Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.