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Megan O’Donnell was the Gender and Development Program Coordinator at the Center for Global Development. Before joining the Center, O’Donnell completed a Master of Philosophy in Modern Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Oxford, where her fieldwork focused on domestic violence shelters in Morocco. Previous professional experience includes interning with the International Center for Research on Women and the Middle East Institute and working as the coordinator of the University of Virginia Women’s Center’s free legal clinic. O’Donnell graduated from the University of Virginia with a BA in Politics and French.

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