Annie McKinney is a young professional in the International Religious Freedom (IRF) sphere with four years of experience. During that time she was the Director of Communications and Operations for the IRF Secretariat where she worked with a global coalition of over 900 organizations, businesses, governments, and religious communities to bring them together to help end religious persecution across all faiths and none. At IRF Secretariat Annie also helped the IRF Roundtable’s 13 working groups, and oversaw the parts of the Global Network of Roundtables. Additionally, Annie worked as the Assistant Director for the IRF Summit where she helped bring together over 70 organizations, 100 volunteers, and collaborated with 50 youth leaders to ensure the Summit’s success for two years. Recently she made the transition to JDA Worldwide where as the Public Relations Coordinator she co-manages clients such as universities, non-profits, and businesses to help gain exposure for them. In her personal time she is a member of Young Professionals in Foreign Policy, a reviewer for the State Department’s Hubert Humphrey Fellowship Program and works with a wide array of organizations.