Ellie Shackleton serves as Program Assistant at The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation. In this role she supports the Foundation’s programmatic activities and administrative operations.
Miss Shackleton has previously worked at the Center for the National Interest as a program assistant and Fragomen Del Rey Bernsen & Loewy LLP as a legal assistant. She served internships at the Stimson Center, the Consulate General of Jamaica in New York, the Scottish Parliament, and the U.S. Senate. While at the Stimson Center, she participated in the writing of two reports, one on the United Nation’s 75th anniversary declaration and one on sustainable post-COVID recovery. She also completed a practicum with the International Action Network on Small Arms, for which she wrote a country profile on gender-based violence in Mali. She is particularly interested in violent conflict, post-conflict statebuilding, conflict history and environmental factors in conflict.
Miss Shackleton received her Master of Arts degree in international affairs from the New School in 2021 and her Bachelor of Arts degree in international studies from American University in 2017.