McKenna Holman is an Advocacy Intern at ADHRB. She is currently a junior at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, Minnesota, working toward a Bachelor’s degree in Global, Cultural, and Language Studies with minors in Russian and Political Science and a focus on foreign policy. In the future, she hopes to work with foreign affairs. Through her internship with ADHRB, she hopes to gain professional experience and learn more about human rights advocacy.

Maria O’Sullivan is a Legal Intern at ADHRB. She is graduating this May with a Bachelor’s degree in International Affairs from the George Washington University. She has previously gained experience in a legal setting by working with ARDD-Legal Aid in Jordan, and the Public International Law and Policy Group. Through this internship, Maria hopes to enhance her knowledge of the legal aspect of human rights work, all while shedding light on human rights violations in Bahrain and the GCC.

Giacomo Mattei is an Advocacy Intern at ADHRB. He is a political science and history double-major at the University of Tampa and will graduate in December with his Bachelor’s. He wishes to work with international organization’s dealing with human rights or refugees before returning to graduate school for international relations. He hopes that his time with ADHRB will help him fine-tune his interests and successfully network with others in the field of International Relations here in DC.

Irene Sidabutar is a Legal Intern at ADHRB. She holds her LL.B from the Universitas Gadjah Mada in Yogyakarta, Indonesia and is currently an LL.M. candidate at Georgetown University Law Center, studying International Legal Studies with certificate in Human Rights. She has previously gained experience in human rights field by interning at the International Committee of the Red Cross Jakarta. She also participated in several International Humanitarian Law Moot Competitions, including a national win representing Indonesia in Hong Kong. She is currently completing a Human Rights Fact-Finding Project with Georgetown Law concerning LGBT rights in Guyana. Through this internship, Irene hopes to gain professional experience and more knowledge on human rights issues in the Middle East.

Monica Zuraw is an Advocacy Intern at ADHRB. She is a recent graduate from Brown University with a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations. Monica is passionate about women’s and prisoner’s rights in the Middle East and has completed in-depth research on honor-based violence and tortured confessions. During her internship Monica hopes to gain experience in human rights advocacy and further develop her research and writing skills.