Maggie Corser

Maggie Corser is a program coordinator in the Special Initiatives and Partnerships Unit of U.S. Programs. She previously served as a program associate for the Special Initiatives team.

Prior to joining Open Society, she worked for Amnesty International USA. Corser held internships at both the Refugee Development Center and Refugee Services of Lansing. After being awarded the 2010 Audre Rapoport Prize for Scholarship on Gender and Human Rights, Corser published “Enhancing Women’s Rights and Capabilities: An Intersectional Approach to Gender-Based Violence Prevention” in the Rapoport Center Human Rights Working Paper Series.

Corser studied at Soochow University in China after receiving the National Critical Language Fellowship through the U.S. State Department and Council for American Overseas Research. She has also studied at Babes-Boyai University in Romania and Koc University in Turkey.

Corser holds a BA in international relations from Michigan State University, and an MA in international affairs with a human rights concentration from The New School. In 2012, she completed Rockwood Leadership Institute’s Art of Leadership for Women in Racial Justice and Human Rights.