As the research assistant for the Institute of International Education West Coast Center's LDM program evaluation with RCLA, Caitlin Murphy supports various aspects of the program and manages evaluation activities among the five countries where the evaluation is conducted.
Prior to joining NYU Wagner, Caitlin worked closely with women’s issues and reproductive health issues domestically and abroad. She provided support to the Women’s Rights and Development Department of Human Rights Watch, working with their International Film Festival and projects regarding maternal mortality. Afterward, Caitlin took on the role of Development Associate at the Ms. Foundation for Women, working to provide funding to grassroots social justice organizations building movements within the fields of economic justice, reproductive rights and sexuality education.
Additionally, she has devoted her time to engaging the community about social justice issues as a co-founder of the Young Professional Initiative at the Ms. Foundation for Women, a member of the Activist Leadership Circle at NARAL, and a former member of the Younger Women’s Task Force.
Caitlin holds a Bachelors degree in English and Writing from Providence College and is currently pursuing an MPA specializing in Public Policy Analysis at NYU Wagner. Her interests lie in the interaction between gender, sexuality, reproductive rights and health.