Mary Olney Fulham serves as senior communications officer for NTI. In this role, she works closely with NTI’s three nuclear-focused programs—the Global Nuclear Policy Program (GNPP), Nuclear Materials Security, and Scientific and Technical Affairs—and provides strategic communications support on a wide range of projects. She is focused on developing creative new approaches to engage and educate key audiences on critical nuclear security and nonproliferation issues. Fulham also works with the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS) to manage educational content for the NTI website.

Prior to joining NTI, Fulham worked at Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, where she was program and communications administrator of the Middle East Initiative. She also worked on a number of political campaigns at the local, state, and national level, including Sen. Ed Markey’s 2020 re-election campaign and Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign. She previously interned with NTI’s GNPP, at the Jordanian Embassy’s Information Bureau in Washington, D.C., and in Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s Boston office.

Fulham graduated summa cum laude from the Elliott School of International Affairs at the George Washington University, where she earned her B.A. in Middle East studies. She has also studied at the Qasid Arabic Institute in Amman, Jordan and speaks Arabic fluently.



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