Marjorie Perry (马早雷) is a program associate with the China Program at The Carter Center. She oversees the operational workflow of the China Program, plans and executes conferences and workshops, and assists with project design, management, and implementation. She also mentors the rotational team of interns, graduate assistants and volunteers.
Prior to coming to The Carter Center, Ms. Perry was a researcher for Globalization101, and a translator for WatchingAmerica. Previously she lived in China for two years; one year as an exchange student in Hong Kong, and one year as a student in the intensive language program in Xi’an. Ms. Perry graduated with distinction in 2009 from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a bachelor’s degree in linguistics (focusing on Mandarin) and in gender and women’s studies. She joined The Carter Center in May 2012. Currently she is enrolled in Emory University’s MBA program, where she focuses on strategy development, operations, and data-driven decision making.