Annabelle is a Participant Manager at HFX, where she supports the planning and organization of the annual forum in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She is also a current graduate student studying Public Diplomacy and Global Communications at Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. She graduated from Plattsburgh State University with her B.A. in Latin American Studies and Spanish with a minor in Cultural Anthropology. She served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Lesotho as an education volunteer. Annabelle is on track for a career in International Development and Humanitarian Aid and Assistance.