Advisor, Middle East Youth Initiative
Mary Kraetsch is an advisor to the Middle East Youth Initiative. She previously served as a research analyst for the Initiative at the Wolfensohn Center for Development at Brookings. Prior to joining Brookings, she was research assistant for the 2008 Egypt Human Development Report and research coordinator for the Gender Economic Research and Policy Analysis (GERPA) Initiative. She also worked as a research analyst for Environmental Quality International, a consulting firm in Egypt. She received her Master’s of Public Policy from the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs.