Featured Forum Panelist

Maeve McKean

Maeve McKean is currently on detail to the State Department’s Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator serving as the Senior Advisor for Human Rights.  She previously was the Senior Advisor to the Assistant Secretary for Global Affairs  at the U.S. Department of Health and Human where she was the office’s lead on human rights policy issues, including women and children’s health and LGBT health.  Maeve graduated from Georgetown University where she received a joint degree from Georgetown Law as well as a Master’s Degree from the Walsh School of Foreign Service.  After law school she spent a year as a legal fellow through Georgetown’s Women’s Law and Public Policy Fellowship Program working to secure reproductive rights for HIV-positive women. Before returning to graduate school, Maeve worked for U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein both in her regional office in San Diego as well as on Capitol Hill.  She served in the Peace Corps in Mozambique.