Zander Willoughby is a Communications Officer for ConnexUs at Search for Common Ground. Zander is a peacebuilding advocate passionate about conflict resolution and sustainable futures from West Michigan, USA. He is formerly a SFCG Youth, Peace, and Security Advocacy Expert and a Global Youth Leadership Council member. He previously served as Program Manager for +Peace at the Alliance for Peacebuilding and as Peace Studies Coordinator for the Manchester University Peace Studies Institute & Program in Conflict Resolution in North Manchester, IN, USA, where he also served as a mediator, trainer, and board member for Education for Conflict Resolution. Zander attended Manchester University, where he holds a BA in Political Science & French and a minor in Peace Studies. He has prior experience studying international relations at SciencesPo Strasbourg, nonviolent civil resistance in Palestine, and crisis response in NE Nigeria. Zander is based in NE Washington, DC, and loves all things coffee, hockey, language learning, and foraging.