Joeylyn Yockey joins the NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security as Research Fellow. Her gender analysis focuses on North Africa and the Middle East. She is currently pursuing a M.A. degree at The New School’s Milano School of International Relations, where she concentrates on Security Studies. While in graduate school, Joeylyn has held internships at both at The World Bank and the United Nations Development Program. While working at The World Bank, she conducted field research on democratic governance mechanisms for the implementation of urbanization projects in Kampala, Uganda. Joeylyn is also fluent in Mandarin Chinese.