Maggie Powers is the Project Coordinator for International Migration at the Columbia Global Policy Initiative. The International Migration Project is a multi-year joint venture undertaken in collaboration with the Office of the United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General on International Migration and Development. The Project aims to develop a new migration agenda for the coming decade. Maggie undertakes initial research for the Project’s engagement with key academic stakeholders, facilitates commissioned research, and organizes biannual workshops and an annual conference to bring academic and policy experts on migration together and to push the Project’s agenda forward. She also identifies possible donors and prepares funding proposals in coordination with Columbia University entities.
Maggie is a recent graduate of Columbia University with a Master of Arts in Human Rights Studies, and she holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and Political Science from Loyola University Chicago.