RESEARCH & ADVOCACY INTERN
April Artrip is currently working towards her Bachelor's in International Politics with a minor in Arabic at Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service.
At the YPP, April supports Executive Director Will Picard and Director of Policy & Advocacy Kate Kizer as they advocate for US government agencies to adopt policies that will encourage a lasting and inclusive peace in Yemen. Her daily responsibilities include tracking Congressional, White House, and State Department engagement with Yemen-related issues, with a special focus on the US government's actions in providing arms and military assistance to GCC member states and its role in the Yemeni conflict. She also contributes to the YPP's congressional and constituent outreach efforts, and writes for the YPP blog.