Aryn Adkins is a Business Development Assistant for Democracy International. Ms. Adkins has previously interned with the U.S. House of Representatives as a legislative intern and the U.S. Department of State as an intern with the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs Migration Working Group. Ms. Adkins’s interests focus on democratic resilience mechanisms and democratic erosion and focuses regionally in Latin America.
Ms. Adkins holds a BA in International Studies from American University’s School of International Service and is currently pursuing her MA in International Peace and Conflict Resolution where she specializes in peacebuilding and international negotiation. Her focus throughout both degrees is on mechanisms for successful peacebuilding efforts. She also received a minor in Spanish and continues to practice her language skills.