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is deputy director of the Diversity and Leadership in International Affairs Project. She is responsible for supporting all diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives at CSIS. Ms. Ali is also the chair of the Think Tank Diversity Consortium. She is the events and programming lead with the Race Across the Pond Initiative at Women of Color Advancing Peace, Security, and Conflict Transformation (WCAPS) and a facilitator with the Anti-Racism Project.
In her piece for the Represent series, Hadeil Ali explores the structural racism and discrimination against Muslims in France, and how French leaders must reexamine the Republican values rhetoric to create a community of belonging.