Phoebe Amend is a Program Coordinator for the Stevens Initiative. Prior to joining the Initiative, Phoebe held internships at the Council on Foreign Relations, Atlantic Council, and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. While interning at UNHCR in Amman, Jordan, Phoebe studied Modern Standard Arabic at Qasid Arabic Institute. Phoebe graduated from New York University in May 2019 with a B.A. in Politics, cum laude, with a regional focus on the Middle East.