Caitlin Hone is a recent graduate of the LBJ School of Public Affairs. Her degree in Global Policy Studies specifically focused on international development and nonprofit management. During her time at the LBJ school, she had the opportunity to work for 6-months at the Wilson Center’s Women in Public Service Project. Her position at the Wilson Center allowed her to work closely with the African girls’ mentoring nonprofit The Global Give Back Circle, as well as President Joyce Banda of Malawi, whose research and writing focused on the education and empowerment of African girls.
Prior to graduate school, Caitlin served for over two years with the Peace Corps in Guinea, West Africa, where she developed her French language skills as well as her passion for girls’ and women’s empowerment and education. Before her Peace Corps service, she graduated from the Ohio State University, where she obtained bachelor’s degrees in International Political Science and Anthropology. Having been born overseas to American military parents during the First Gulf War, Caitlin has lived and worked in several different countries and states throughout her life and has a passion for travel and broadening her understanding of the world.