Annelise Claire

Communications Associate


Annelise Claire began learning Arabic in eighth grade because of a QFI-supported program at her school. She continued to study Arabic throughout high school and college, including an intensive immersion program and trips to the Arab world. Prior to joining QFI, Annelise interned at the Middle East Institute where she worked in digital publications, and at Ayuda, a DC-based non-profit that assists the local immigrant community. Annelise is a graduate from Davidson College where she holds a BA in Arab Studies and in Digital & Screen Media Studies.