Roslyn Warren is the Acting Director of the Los Angeles Regional Office of AJC. Previously, she served as Associate Regional Director for International Relations. Her duties have included being the chief operating officer and managing daily operations while also leading diplomatic engagement in Los Angeles.
Before returning to Los Angeles to join the AJC family, Roslyn worked at the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security alongside Melanne Verveer, the first U.S. Ambassador for Global Women's Issues and a former Chief of Staff to Secretary Hillary Clinton. With Ambassador Verveer, Roslyn oversaw the Institute's daily operations, managed its multi-national projects, developed international partnerships, conducted high-level diplomacy, and deployed teams of researchers globally.
Roslyn has also worked overseas in Zambia as the chief operating officer for a start-up venture, Medeem, that documents land rights for the world's most vulnerable. While in Zambia, she launched Medeem's operations on the ground; she developed and instantiated its operations and strategy, built its multi-national team, cultivated and closed new business opportunities, and pursued and managed high-value relationships.
Roslyn has traveled to more than fifty countries throughout her career, and has published on a multitude of issues, ranging from local partner protection in Iraq and Afghanistan to women's participation in global peace processes.
Roslyn grew up in Los Angeles and attended LAUSD public schools, received her B.A. in political science from the University of California, Berkeley, where she graduated with distinction, and her M.A. in international security from Georgetown University.