Whitney Westbrook

Coordinator, The Queen Elizabeth II Academy for Leadership and the Next Generation

Whitney Westbrook


Whitney has been the project coordinator for Common Futures Conversations since joining Chatham House in September 2023. She is interested in peace education and youth empowerment across Africa and Europe.

Her experience spans government and nonprofit spaces, as she has held internships with the US Department of State’s Bureau of African Affairs, the US Agency for International Development’s Young African Leaders Initiative and The Carter Center. 

Whitney has a MA in Conflict Transformation and Social Justice from Queen’s University Belfast and a BA in International Studies and Law & Society from the University of South Carolina Honors College.