My Story

My Story

My Story is an autobiographical series written by the experts and team at the nonpartisan Stimson Center. Each story details the people, places, and events that led the author to dedicate their career to resolving some of the world’s most pressing global challenges to peace and prosperity. Click on the picture below to read our expert's story — and support their ongoing work by donating to the Stimson Center today.

My Story: Madeline Vellturo

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Brian Finlay, President & CEO, Stimson Center Rachel Stohl, Managing Director, Conventional Defense
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Michael Krepon, Co-Founder, Stimson Center Jacqueline Kempfer, Research Assistant, Nuclear Security Program
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Barry Blechman, Co-Founder, Stimson Center Alan D. Romberg, Distinguished Fellow & Co-Director, East Asia Program
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Richard Cupitt, Senior Fellow & Director, Partnerships in Proliferation Prevention Program Cindy Vestergaard, Senior Fellow & Director, Nuclear Safeguards Program 
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Amanda Shaver, Research Associate, Environmental Security Pamela Kennedy, Research Associate, East Asia