Renee Coulouris is the 2018 Gender in Foreign Policy Fellow at Young Professionals in Foreign Policy. She is a Project Coordinator at Strategic Capacity Group, where she works on coordinating the implementation of security sector capacity projects abroad. Renee also is a master's degree candidate at Johns Hopkins University, studying Global Security Studies. She has previously worked at Women in International Security as a Gender and Global Security Program Associate. Also, she worked in the Africa II Division of the Department of Political Affairs at the United nations. She has completed research in Tunisia, Israel and the West bank and Jordan on issues relating to international security, foreign policy, and women's roles in extremist organizations. Renee graduated from Northeastern University in 2014 with a BA in International Affairs and Political Science.