McKenzie joined the CPC Learning Network in October 2020 as a Graduate Research Assistant providing support related to the Child Protection Area of Responsibility. She brings over five years of experience working in philanthropy, project management, public health, and development with domestic and global constituents in both the private and nonprofit sectors. Prior to joining the CPC Learning Network, McKenzie was the Associate for the Child Well-being Program and the African Health Initiative at the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. She also previously worked as a graduate-level Teaching Assistant at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University. She received her B.A. in International Relations and French Studies from Dartmouth College and is pursuing her M.P.H. at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University, where she also received a certificate in Child, Youth, and Family Health. McKenzie is passionate about population, family, child, and community health and well-being, and supporting programs that elevate, empower, and serve disenfranchised populations.