Program Assistant, Global Women's Leadership Initiative
Global Women's Leadership Initiative
Benjamin Dills is a program assistant with the Wilson Center’s Global Women's Leadership Initiative. Previously, he worked with the Wilson Center's Environmental Change and Security Program. In his current position, he oversees the Initiative's budgets and grants, organizes events, and manages the Initiative's programming, including the mentoring program and the women's leadership institutes.
Benjamin holds an MA in Security Policy Studies from George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs where he focused on environmental security and the relationship between natural resources, conflict, and stability.
Prior to joining the Wilson Center, he worked in human resources at NPR and served as the director of teacher support for the Global Language Network. Before pursuing his master’s degree, he spent a year teaching English in Beijing, China.
Outside of work, Benjamin writes on sustainable development for Young Professionals in Foreign Policy on their blog, Charged Affairs. He also serves as a chapter lead for Envirorun, a local environmental group that hosts monthly speakers for discussions on topical issues in sustainability.