Hadeil Ali is a program manager with the Abshire-Inamori Leadership Academy at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). Prior to joining CSIS, she worked for World Learning, where she led youth educational development initiatives in the Middle East. She speaks French, Arabic, and Spanish. Ms. Ali holds an M.A. in contemporary Arab studies from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University and a B.A. in international relations and communications from Drury University.