Haydn Welch

Advocacy Officer


Gender Equality · Human Rights · U.S. Foreign Policy

Haydn Welch is an advocacy officer at MEDC. Prior to joining MEDC, Welch was the advocacy officer at the Freedom Initiative, where she advocated on behalf of the unjustly detained in Egypt and Saudi Arabia. She previously worked as a research associate and program coordinator for the Women and Foreign Policy program at the Council on Foreign Relations.

Welch received an MA in Arab Studies from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service and a BA in Middle East Studies from Swarthmore College.