Elise Shea

Programme Analyst

At Ground Truth Solutions, Elise focuses on data collection and analysis at the response-wide level in Chad and the Central African Republic. Previously, Elise was a Program Assistant with Equal Access International where she supported countering violent extremism projects in Chad, Niger, Cameroon, Burkina Faso, Mali, Nigeria, Kenya, and the Philippines. Interested in issues of displacement and reimagining humanitarian aid, she founded Conversations Unbound, an international non-profit that empowers refugees as online language tutors. Following this focus, Elise has worked for the Refugee Investment Network, researched refugee integration schemes in Berlin, and volunteered at a refugee camp in Greece. She holds a bachelor's from Vassar College with a double major in International Studies and French/Francophone Studies.