Caroline Zullo

Program Manager, Protection

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.