Senior Stability, Gender Advisor

Marina Legree

Marina LeGree serves as a Senior Stability Advisor for DT with areas of expertise in community development, stabilization, gender mainstreaming, and conflict analysis. She has most recently been assisting the Stability in Key Areas program in Afghanistan, training local teams in the Pashtun belt to identify root causes of instability and lead communities to design innovative solutions. Marina worked with an Afghan team to create the Stability Analysis Methodology, a community-based conflict assessment tool adopted by USAID across stabilization programs. Prior to SIKA, she delivered District Stability Framework training to thousands of U.S. military and civilian personnel, as well as the Georgian Armed Forces, through USAID’s Office of Civilian-Military Cooperation.

Before joining DT, Marina spent several years in rural Afghanistan managing community development programs for both the International Organization for Migration and GIZ (German government’s international development arm). She also served on Provincial Reconstruction Teams in Kunar and Nuristan provinces as a Forward Media Team Leader, building capacity of local journalists. She holds an M.A. in International Affairs & Conflict Resolution from the Elliott School of International Affairs at The George Washington University.