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Jocilyn Estes is the program coordinator for the US Development Policy team and a policy outreach associate at the Center for Global Development. She previously worked on research projects focusing on local security and governance in Afghanistan, Somalia, and Iraq. A graduate of New York University Abu Dhabi, Estes holds a BA in Political Science and Philosophy with a minor in Social Research and Public Policy. She is interested in the intersection of development policy, security studies, and legal institutions.