Marie Lamensch

Marie Lamensch

Marie Lamensch is the former International Affairs editor at The Mantle.


Marie is the assistant to the director, researcher, and social media manager at the Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies. Born in Belgium, Marie has lived in Germany, France, Canada and the UK. After completing a Bachelor's degree in History (specialization Genocide studies) at Montreal's Concordia University, Marie volunteered in Ghana and Rwanda for several months. She then completed a Master's degree in Conflict, Security and Development at King's College London. 


At MIGS, she manages the Media Monitoring Project, conducts research for the Will to Intervene initiative and the DMAPLab, focusing on atrocity prevention, foreign policy, security, and technology. Marie writes for the Huffington Post Quebec and has recently been elected to the Board of the Canadian International Council. She is also McGill Women in Leadership mentor.


July 29, 2019

An interview with Mounir Khalil

July 25, 2019

An interview with Alaa Satir

July 16, 2019

An interview with Assil Diab

July 11, 2019

An interview with Galal Yousif

July 9, 2019

A people's journey to freedom

February 5, 2019

An interview with a community member in Sudan

March 26, 2018

An interview with Jill Scipione.

January 25, 2018

Part of our 'When Women's Voices Rise' Roundtable discussion

August 19, 2015

In the world’s newest nation, hope and joy have given way to sadness and distress.

February 19, 2015

Children across the world are facing a new generation of humanitarian crises