Alumni News at the Institute

Thursday, March 9, 2017

In honor of International Women's Day, HIVOS East Africa highlighted 2014 Advocate Esther Adhiambo.

2009 Advocate Nazibrola Janezashvili
Friday, February 10, 2017

Nazibrola Janezashvili, a 2009 alumnus of the Human Rights Advocate Program, returned to Columbia University to speak at the Harriman Institute on challenges facing the judiciary in Georgia.

2011 Advocate Ifeanyi Orazulike discussed LGBT Rights
Tuesday, January 24, 2017

2011 Advocate Ifeanyi Orazulike (pictured right) of Nigeria was invited to speak on a panel of LGBT advocates at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland in January 2017. 

He and his fellow panelists spoke about the legal, social, and workplace realities facing LGBT people around the world and encouraged businesses to improve LGBT inclusion.

Thursday, December 1, 2016

The 2016 Human Rights Advocates biographical videos are now available on the HRAP Yotube channel. Seven participants of 2016 HRAP recorded video testimonials describing their work and their experience in the program.

Click here to visit the HRAP Youtube channel.

Visit the Advocates page to learn more about the 2016 Advocates. 

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Congratulations to Mary Akrami who was chosen as one of BBC's inspirational and influential women for 2016.