Addie Fairley serves as the program coordinator for Leadership Programs at the McCain Institute for International Leadership. In this role, Addie works with the Leadership Programs manager and Senior Director Ambassador Michael C. Polt to plan and implement the Next Generation Leaders and Next Generation Professionals programs. She also supports Senior Advisor Lt. Gen. Benjamin C. Freakley USA, Retired, and the Decision Theater team.

Prior to serving in this role, Addie served as the special projects & Next Generation Leaders program intern. Addie spent her undergraduate career as a student working in Arizona State University’s executive vice president’s office for Knowledge Enterprise Development, where she developed an interest in international development and science and technology policy.

Addie recently graduated with honors from Arizona State University, where she received a Bachelor’s of Arts in business law with a focus on sustainability and international business. Arizona-raised, she is a devout Sun Devil fan and an avid hiker.