Chrystie Swiney is the Associate Director and Legal Advisor for the Data for Health program. She is an attorney, legal scholar and political scientist whose work falls at the intersection of international law, human rights, civil society and international development. She holds graduate degrees from Harvard Law School, Oxford University, and Georgetown. She has held legal positions at the U.S. State Department, Georgetown University, the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law and the Constitution Project, in addition to serving as an Adjunct Professor at the College of William and Mary. Chrystie is widely published in the areas of civil society organizations, international law, and human rights and has two forthcoming books that will be published by Cambridge University Press and Vernon Press in 2022.