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Alice Hickson

Senior Strategist

Alice Hickson partners with nonprofits and advocacy organizations to craft effective messaging and create media opportunities that enable her clients to reach their goals. At West End Strategy Team, she leverages her foreign policy experience to support clients advocating for democratic reforms including the freedom of speech, press, and religion around the globe.

Prior to joining WEST, Alice served as the digital media manager and analyst at the New Lines Institute for Strategy and Policy, helping the organization with its branding and messaging on social media. While there, she authored articles analyzing U.S. foreign policy related global refugee and displacement issues.

Earlier in her career, Alice worked on the Middle East security team at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) where she supported round tables on the JCPOA and co-authored a report on aligning U.S.-Israeli cooperation on technology issues and China. She also previously served as an intern on the Council on Foreign Relations’ editorial team and at the Convergence Center for Policy Resolution, supporting the communications strategy for their nonpartisan dialogue on gun reform.

Alice holds a bachelor’s degree in international relations and Middle Eastern studies from Tufts University. She spent a semester abroad in Amman, Jordan, where she conducted fieldwork related to refugees in the region. She lives in Washington, D.C. and hopes to one day own an orange cat.

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