Martha AlemuMartha is a Policy Associate who launched her career at a trade association for the financial services industry where she did research on cybersecurity, AI crediting, internal/external fraud and privacy. Martha also interned on Capitol Hill for Representative Lloyd Doggett (TX-35) and did research on a variety of issues such as public charge and prescription drug cost coverage. In addition to internships, Martha has been an organizer and worked at a nonprofit focused on healing communities and freeing child soldiers in Central Africa most impacted by violence and exploitation caused by conflict.

Martha holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of North Texas, where she also studied Arabic, and a Master of Public Policy from George Mason University, with a focus in Terrorism, Anti-Money Laundering, Transnational Crime and Corruption. Outside of FTI, Martha is a community organizer with interests in the Horn of Africa and canvasses for local and national candidates.