Prior to joining McChrystal Group, Aly worked as the Program Coordinator of the Duke University Program in American Grand Strategy where she was responsible for directing the university’s interdisciplinary program for students, faculty, and military personnel studying national security and international affairs.
Aly received a B.A. in Public Policy Studies from Duke University with secondary degrees in Philosophy, Politics & Economics and History. She was also designated an Intelligence Community’s Centers for Academic Excellence Scholar through the Triangle Institute for Security Studies and the DIA. During college, she completed internships with the U.S. Department of State and the Mexican Consulate in Los Angeles.