Zi Xue is the Program Assistant and Research Fellow at Women In International Security (WIIS). She received a M.A. in International Relations from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, with a concentration in International Law and Organizations, and a B.A. in Political Science with minors in Gender Women Sexuality Studies and Studies in Cinema and Media Culture from the University of Minnesota. Zi’s research focuses on the role that international organizations play in international security; the relationship between gender equality and global security; and Foreign policies. She has previous experience in working at Cairo, Egypt; Cebu, Philippines; and Tbilisi, Georgia.