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Martha Simms

John Hay Initiative


Last updated: Jan 21, 2014

Martha Simms is Director of Operations for the John Hay Initiative where she produces the John Hay policy bulletins and other publications and manages the work of 23 working groups. The policy products are distributed to Congress, governors, and 2016 candidates. Previously, Martha worked at corporate law firm Wachtell Lipton in New York, in the German Bundestag as an Internationales Parlaments-Stipendium fellow, and as a research and editing assistant at The Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and the Czech Academy of Arts and Sciences. She has an M.A. from Johns Hopkins SAIS and a B.A. from Tufts University.

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