Alumni News at the Institute

Thursday, February 28, 2019

“Being at Columbia was such a wonderful experience, it really opened my mind and got me to see legal education and human rights education in a very different way [from how] I was seeing it in Mexico.”

Monday, December 17, 2018

2013 Advocate Musola Cathrine Kaseketi of Zambia has been named the winner of the Her Abilities Award in Arts, Culture and Sports. Light for the World, a global disability & development organization committed to breaking down barriers to enrich society and unlock the potential in all of us, started the award to honor the achievements of women with disabilities. The winners were decided by an influential jury of women with and without disabilities from Mariam Doumbia of Amadou & Mariam to Judy Heumann, U.S.

Monday, October 15, 2018

The Institute for the Study of Human Rights congratulates Human Rights Advocate Marijana Savić on being named one of five female entrepreneurs to win the first WE Empower UN Sustainable Development Goals Challenge for their efforts on advancing Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and advancing the position of women and girls in society.

Monday, September 24, 2018

Human Rights Advocate Jeffrey Wambaya spoke on a panel as part of the 14th Global Conference on Ageing held by the The International Federation on Ageing. Wambaya addressed the marginalization and inequalities faced by elderly LGBTQI people.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Human Rights Advocate Mary Akrami was one of 70 activists, peacemakers, and religious and community leaders from 25 countries who attended the Carter Center’s annual Human Rights Defenders Forum in late July to discuss “Restoring Faith in Freedom.”