Rosalie FransenAdjunct Instructor
Rosalie Fransen is a public sector professional with 7+ years of experience coordinating research, monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL), policy advocacy, and data governance projects at non-profits, non-governmental organizations, and international organizations. Currently, she is a Senior Program Officer at the International Civil Society Action Network (ICAN) where she leads the Gender and Extremisms program. Prior to her current role, Rosalie worked at the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Independent Evaluation Office, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Crisis Bureau, and with Search for Common
Ground Sri Lanka.
Rosalie is an alumna of the New York University Center for Global Affairs (CGA), holding an M.S. in Global Affairs with a concentration in Peacebuilding. She also holds a B.S. in Communications from Boston University. Thematically, her expertise lies at the nexus of gender, peacebuilding and preventing violent extremism. In her approach to her work – whether it is MEL, research, or advocacy - she aims to prioritize local expertise and grassroots leadership and challenge systems of violence, inequality, and oppression.