- Program Associate
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Mackenzie Neal is a Program Associate with the AT&T Center for Indigenous Politics and Policy at The George Washington University and currently coordinates admissions, internships, and day-to-day programming for the Native American Political Leadership Program, the Semester in Washington Politics Program, and the INSPIRE Pre-College Program. She manages the Center's digital presence and supports a range of activities, including event planning, external relations, community engagement, and research.
Prior to joining AT&T CIPP, Mackenzie worked in public sector consulting and supported federal projects related to performance management analysis, organizational culture change initiatives, and strategic communications. She received her B.A. in Government and Global Studies from The College of William & Mary in 2018 and completed additional training in tribal self-determination at the University of Arizona's Native Nations Institute and American University's School of Professional and Extended Studies.
Mackenzie is an enrolled citizen of the Quapaw Nation and is also of Seneca, Osage, and Choctaw descent. She is an alumna of the Native American Political Leadership Program (Spring '16), the Washington Internships for Native Students (WINS) Program at American University (Summer '16), and received the Udall Undergraduate Scholarship for Tribal Policy in 2017. Mackenzie previously served as a Tribal Youth Delegate to the White House Tribal Nations Conference and is the founder of the American Indian Student Association at The College of William & Mary.