As BWC’s Director of Advocacy and Humanitarian Affairs, Micah engages with the U.S. Congress, Executive Branch, NGOs, and grassroots advocates to strengthen American political and financial support for the UN’s lifesaving work around the world. In addition to his advocacy efforts in Washington and New York, Micah has extensive field experience, helping organize and lead independent fact-finding missions to observe UN peacekeeping and humanitarian operations in Haiti, South Sudan, the Central African Republic, Mali, Niger, Lebanon, and more.
Micah joined BWC in 2013 after serving as a Field Director on Gov. Mitt Romney’s 2012 presidential campaign. Based in South Florida during the general election cycle, Micah managed a joint Romney-RNC Victory Field Office and led a team of more than 300 volunteers, interns, and staff responsible for voter mobilization operations across the state’s second largest county.
Micah graduated magna cum laude from Johns Hopkins University with an M.A. in government, received an honors B.A. in political science and philosophy from Roosevelt University, and studied Mandarin Chinese at National Taiwan University. His writing has appeared in CNN, Foreign Policy, The Daily Beast, The Mail & Guardian, The National Interest, Defense One, Roll Call, The Hill, and more. He lives with his wife Jill Nguyen in Washington, DC.