PeaceWomen has three new interns beginning this month. We are very excited to have such a dynamic team, coming from various regions around the world with diverse backgrounds and interests. PeaceWomen is pleased to welcome Leila Brollosy, Mriganka Lulla, and Aziz Rahman Popal.
PeaceWomen's Summer team includes:
Leila Brollosy: Leila is currently attending Rutgers University and is obtaining her B.A in Political Science and Middle Eastern Studies and is expected to graduate in May of 2012. She hopes to obtain a job focusing on Human Rights, International Relations and Social Justice and is planning to earn a Master's Degree concentrated in those areas in the near future. She has internship experience with the Center for Women's Global Leadership and will be working with PeaceWomen for the Summer of 2011.
Annie Hylton: Annie Hylton earned her Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) from McGill University and her Juris Doctor of Law (J.D) from the University of Saskatchewan, focusing on Canadian law and international humanitarian law and human rights. In the fall of 2011, Annie will be attending the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights, in Geneva, Switzerland, to obtain her Master of Laws (LL.M) in international humanitarian law. Annie has been working at PeaceWomen since April 2011.
Mriganka Lulla: Mriganka Lulla is in the process of receiving her Bachelors Degree in Political Science and Psychology, with a concentration in Human Rights, from Bryn Mawr College. Mriganka grew up in Mumbai, India, where she has worked with numerous local NGOs that partake in the education and vocational training of under-privileged women and children. She recently completed a semester in Johannesburg, South Africa, where she participated in the International Human Rights Exchange Program. There, she interned for six months with Lawyers for Human Rights, focusing primarily on Public Litigation and Refugee and Migrant Rights. Mriganka will be working with PeaceWomen for the Summer of 2011.
Aziz Rahman Popal: Aziz is originally from Afghanistan and received his Bachelor's degree in Political Science from New Delhi, India. Aziz is currently a Fulbright Scholar pursuing his Masters degree in International Relations from Texas Tech University. Aziz also holds a specialized Diploma in United Nations studies and his main regions of interest include the Middle East and South Asia. Aziz will be interning with PeaceWomen for the Summer of 2011.