Natalie Chang is the Senior Program Associate for the Internews Center for Innovation & Learning. She received her master's degree from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, where she completed her thesis on the impact of communication with disaster affected communities on humanitarian response. She previously interned with the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs' Information Services Section, where she supported the establishment of the Digital Humanitarian Network and co-authored the report "Guidance for Collaboration with Volunteer & Technical Communities." Prior to that, Natalie worked for the Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program at the National Endowment for Democracy in Washington, DC, facilitating research and outreach efforts for activists and journalists from Nigeria, Mauritius, China, Cameroon, Angola, Ukraine, and India. She also worked with the Transnational Crisis Project supporting research and analysis on counterinsurgency and public health issues in Northwest Pakistan. She received her bachelor's degree from Stanford University in Human Biology (International Health, Physiology, and Infectious Disease) with Honors in International Security Studies.
Natalie is proficient in Mandarin Chinese and loves exploring new cuisines. She was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii.