Shea Garrison

Shea Garrison (PhD, Tulane University) serves as Vice President of International Affairs for Concerned Women for America in Washington, DC, and as Affiliated Faculty and Policy Fellow at George Mason University Schar School of Policy and Government. As an international development professional, she has travelled extensively throughout the world delivering capacity-building technical assistance and training programs to international partners. She regularly presents on international economics, women’s empowerment, and human rights to venues such as the Wilson Center for International Scholars, Foreign Services Institute, Heritage Foundation, and the US Department of State.
Divisible, Not Incompatible: Why Putting Political Agenda in Its Proper Place Leads to Better Human Rights Strategy and Economic and Social Outcomes
Divisible, Not Incompatible: Why Putting Political Agenda in Its Proper Place Leads to Better Human Rights Strategy and Economic and Social Outcomes

Summer 2018 was a landmark season for the US and its participation in advancing international human rights. First, the US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley led the US withdrawal from the UN Human Rights Council, and then the US Department of State hosted the first ever international religious freedom ministerial to advance religious liberty around the world.