Abby Stoddard

Beginning her career as a humanitarian aid practitioner, Abby Stoddard worked in headquarters and field positions at CARE USA and later served as Program Director for Doctors of the World (Médecins du Monde-USA). Her areas of expertise include humanitarian coordination, operational security, financing, risk management, and institutions. She is the author of Humanitarian Alert: NGO Information and its Impact on US Foreign Policy (Kumarian Press, 2006) and Necessary Risks: Professional Humanitarianism and Violence Against Aid Workers (Palgrave Macmillan, 2020), along with numerous articles, reports, and book chapters on humanitarian action.