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Angelic Young

Angelic Young

Director of Training for Law Enforcement, Anti-Defamation League

Angelic Young is the Director of Training for Law Enforcement at the Anti–Defamation League (ADL). She is responsible for developing ADL’s law enforcement curriculum, training ADL staff and expert facilitators to deliver ADL law enforcement training programs, and delivering priority training programs on behalf of ADL. Before joining ADL in October 2017, Angelic spent six years at Inclusive Security, a non–profit organization dedicated to ensuring that women play meaningful roles in decisions about peace and security. There, she directed the National Action Plans program, a global initiative aimed helping national government construct actionable, measurable strategies to more meaningfully include women in the security sector architecture. In support of that program Angelic traveled the globe, providing training and on–site support to governments in the Middle East, Europe, and Africa. Angelic also co–authored a guide to developing results–based National Action Plans and an accompanying curriculum. Angelic started her career at the U.S. Department of State. She spent nine years in the Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs. She served multiple roles in INL including having led police training and assistance programs in Afghanistan, Serbia, Montenegro and Haiti and served as Deputy Director of the (formerly–named) Office of Civilian Police and the Rule of Law. She also spent a year as Senior Coordinator for Peace and Security in the Office of the Director of U.S. Foreign Assistance. In that role, she led the strategic planning and budgeting process for all security assistance accounts managed by the Department of State and U.S. Agency for International Development. During her tenure at the State Department, she received multiple performance awards. Ms. Young has taught International Police and the Rule of Law at George Mason University’s Schar School of Policy and Government for 11 years. Born and raised in Puyallup, WA, Angelic received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Willamette University, and her Juris Doctor from Chicago–Kent College of Law. She is also a Truman National Security Project Fellow. She received the Distinguished Alumni award from Pierce College (Puyallup, WA) in 2008, the Honorable Abraham Marovitz Public Interest Award from Chicago–Kent College of Law in 2014, the Harry S. Truman Award for Policy Innovation from the Truman National Security Project in 2015, and Truman Member of the Year from the Truman National Security Project in 2018.


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1:15 to 2:45 p.m.

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