Kaleigh Schwalbe is a project manager with the McCain Institute for International Leadership at Arizona State University and the International Rule of Law and Security program at the Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law. In this dual role, Schwalbe manages international projects and proposals relating to rule of law, human rights, and access to justice. Schwalbe was previously a proposal manager with the Rob and Melani Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives at Arizona State University, where she collaborated with partners from Eastern Europe, Southeast Asia, and Latin America on issues relating to energy, water, and conflict resolution for natural resource management. She has also worked for the East West Management Institute in New York on civil society projects and in communications. Schwalbe served as an AmeriCorps Public Allies member for two years where she empowered and advocated for immigrants from Latin American countries.

Schwalbe received her master’s degree in negotiation and conflict resolution from Columbia University and her bachelor’s degree in international relations from the University of Delaware.