Alumni News at the Institute

Monday, October 4, 2021
Alum Trisha Mukherjee, CC '21, co-created the podcast People • Place • Power with Benjamin Swift (Colorado College).
Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Sarah Tucker completed her Master’s Degree in Human Rights Studies, concentrating in disability and digital rights. As a disabled woman working in tech, Sarah has a unique perspective on how modern digital tools are used to harm disabled people by silencing their voices and further excluding them from society.

Friday, June 26, 2020

Tessa Silverman received her undergraduate degree from Columbia University in 2019, where she studied Human Rights with a specialization in Latin American Studies. During her time at Columbia, Tessa became passionate about the protection of human rights through justice reform. After interning with the Bronx Defenders and witnessing the racial and socioeconomic discrimination in the U.S. Family Court system, she completed a thesis project examining how international human rights norms might be deployed domestically to achieve a more equitable model for child welfare.

Thursday, April 30, 2020

Sarah Case, a 2015 graduate of Columbia University’s Institute for the Study of Human Rights MA program, is a Program Manager for the Global Transitional Justice Initiative at the International Sites of Conscience (ICSC), a global network of historic sites, museums and memory initiatives that connects past struggles to today’s movements for human rights.

Friday, March 27, 2020

Madiha Choksi, Research Technologist at Columbia University and Master in Human Rights Graduate and Dr. Pierre Elias, Cardiology Fellow at Columbia University developed 3D printed face shields for health care workers amidst shortage due to COVID19 crisis. Dr.

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