HRP Awards 2023 Summer season Fellows
HRP is happy to announce its 2023 summer time fellowship cohort: Chinaza Asiegbu JD’25, Sabrina Ochoa JD’24, and Krister Rasmussen JD’25.
Summer season fellowships for human rights internships are a central a part of the Harvard Regulation Faculty human rights expertise and supply wealthy skilled, private, and mental alternatives. Many college students and alumnae/i who’re dedicated to human rights have been launched to the sector via an internship. Interns work for a minimum of eight weeks with nongovernmental or intergovernmental organizations advancing human rights with a global focus.
You’ll find the bios of this 12 months’s summer time fellows beneath.
Chinaza Asiegbu JD’25 will intern with the West African Transitional Justice Centre, serving to to develop transitional justice mechanisms from a pre-scholarship perspective via curriculum constructing, coverage advocacy, group dialogue, and archive formation. She hopes to ultimately give attention to African historical past, anti-corruption, peacebulding, human rights litigation, and group work. Previous to regulation college, Chinaza labored with UNESCO, Integrity Initiatives Worldwide, and The Honorable Decide Mark L. Wolf. Chinaza graduated from Harvard School with a B.A. in Historical past with a secondary in African Research and a French quotation.
Sabrina Ochoa JD’24 will intern with the Heart for Justice and Worldwide Regulation in Washington, D.C., supporting their advocacy inside the Inter-American Human Rights System. within the intersection of reproductive justice and worldwide regulation, Sabrina hopes to focus on problems with gender equality and civil society capacity-building to advance human rights targets. She has beforehand revealed on gender-based violence and abortion rights inside the Inter-American Court docket’s jurisprudence, and her honors thesis analyzed the obstacles to the creation of an East Asian regional human rights system. She holds a B.A. from the College of Pennsylvania in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics.
Krister Rasmussen JD’25 will intern with the U.N. Particular Rapporteur for Excessive Poverty and Human Rights in Belgium, working to arrange the workplace’s 2023-24 studies to the U.N. Basic Meeting. Krister is within the relationship between democracy, worldwide cooperation, and financial and social rights. His prior scholarship targeted on the economics of inequality, labor regulation, and political concept. He holds a B.A. in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics from the College of Oxford, an MSc in Economics from the Paris Faculty of Economics, and an MA in Philosophy from the Sorbonne.