Morgan Simpson is the Acting Civic Engagement Director for Democracy International in South Sudan. An international development expert, she has previously supported DI projects in a variety of capacities. She has provided analytical support for DI conflict assessments in Guatemala and Zimbabwe, along with programmatic support for DI’s election observation missions in Egypt and Afghanistan. Prior to rejoining DI, Morgan coordinated the training department in Querétaro state for Crea Comunidades de Emprendedoras Sociales, a civil society organization advancing women’s empowerment in Mexico. She has additionally worked for a variety of social justice organizations in the U.S., the Dominican Republic, and Mexico.
She also holds an M.A. in Development Management and Policy (ABD) from Georgetown University, a B.A. cum laude in Comparative Literature and Africana Studies from Williams College, and a Certificate in English-Spanish Translation Studies from the University of Chicago.