Margi leads INEE’s work on policy in crisis-affected contexts and is responsible for managing and coordinating the INEE Education Policy Working Group. Margi provides technical assistance and facilitates collaboration between Working Group members and supports diverse initiatives to influence policies relating to education in emergencies and crisis-affected contexts. Margi received her Master's in International Education Development with a focus on Peace and Human Rights Education from Teachers College at Columbia University. She has been in the education sector for 10 years; six in the classrooms as a teacher in the early childhood, primary, and secondary levels in France, South Korea, and the US, and the last four years focusing on education in emergencies work, predominantly in South Asia and the Middle East working with NGOs. Most recently, Margi has provided specialized technical assistance to UNICEF's Education in Emergencies hub at the headquarters in New York. Margi is based in the International Rescue Committee's offices in New York City.