Kathleen Newland "is Director and Co-founder of the Migration Policy Institute. Her work focuses on refugee protection, international humanitarian response and migration management. Previously, she was a Senior Associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, where she co-directed the International Migration Policy Program. She chairs the Board of Directors of the Women's Commission for Refugee Women and Children and sits on the Board of the International Rescue Committee. Ms. Newland has worked as an independent consultant for such clients as the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, the World Bank and the office of the Secretary-General of the UN. She has taught at the Georgetown University Law Center and the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. Ms. Newland is the author or editor of five books, 11 shorter monographs and was the Executive Producer of three documentary films on humanitarian issues." 
She is currently a member Research Consortium on Remittances in Conflict and Crises at the Institute for the Study of International Migration at Georgetown University. 
- 2005 Judge, NetAid Global Action Award
- "Biography", Netaid, Accessed December 2006.