Caroline Zullo joined the Humanitarian Policy and Practice team in February 2023 as a Program Manager for Protection. She facilitates the Protection and Gender-Based Violence working groups and elevates key protection policy and advocacy priorities at the U.S. and global levels.
Caroline has broad experience working in advocacy and protection work in Washington, D.C. and across humanitarian contexts in Iraq, Jordan, Palestine, and Lebanon. Prior to joining InterAction, she led advocacy and communications for the Norwegian Refugee Council in Iraq. She was also the advocacy focal point for the Jordan INGO Forum and chaired the advocacy and protection working groups and communities of practice in Amman. Caroline also worked in Palestine and Lebanon and completed a one year fellowship at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace honing her research and policy analysis skills. She has authored numerous reports, briefs, and op-eds on forced displacement, protection, and humanitarian needs in the Middle East.
Caroline has an M.A. from the Georgetown School of Foreign Service and a B.A. in Political Science from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. She is proficient in Arabic and Spanish and enjoys running, yoga, and learning languages.