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Ramatoulie Isatou Jallow, the inaugural Mary Frances Berry Postdoctoral Fellow at APPC and CERL, is a national security practitioner and attorney from Botswana, the Gambia, and the United States specializing in human rights, democratization, armed conflict, conflict prevention, transitional justice, countering violent extremism, and strategic impact litigation. She previously worked for the African Union, the United States Institute for Peace, and the Georgetown Center for National Security. She founded an initiative titled “Peace by Peace,” which is dedicated to conflict prevention, peace-building, and creating a sustainable peace culture through curated dialogues and community education as well as advocacy in Botswana. Ramatoulie is an L.L.M Graduate in National Security Law (Georgetown, 2023) and in Human Rights and Democratization in Africa (University of Pretoria, Center for Human Rights, 2021). As a Leadership and Advocacy for Women in Africa Fellow (Georgetown University, 2022-23) and a Joan B. Kroc Woman Peace Maker Fellow (University of San Diego, 2021-22), her research focused on women, peace, security, conflict prevention, and intergenerational collaboration. Her current publications include “Covid-19 and Intrastate Armed Conflicts in Africa,” "Beyond the Outbreak: Creating a Sustainable Peace Culture in Botswana" and "Intergenerational Peacebuilding Among Women: Leveraging the Power of Collaboration," which she co-authored.

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