Priscilla Yoon joined InterAction as Program Manager for Humanitarian Policy in October 2018. In this capacity, she supports the work of InterAction’s Refugee Policy Working Group, focusing on improving global response to forced displacement, humanitarian reform, and other key policy issues. She is also InterAction’s focal point for the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) and works to bring NGO perspectives to its coordination bodies.
Priscilla brings eight years of experience in the NGO sector. Prior to joining InterAction, she was Senior Programme Manager at War Child UK in Jordan where she focused on program management, design, and quality for education, child protection, and youth empowerment projects.
She obtained her M.A. in Arab Studies from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service and B.A. from Wellesley College. Priscilla is proficient in Arabic and Korean. In her free time, she enjoys the outdoors, foraging, and spending quality time with her two cats.