Ethan Cook is an Advocacy Intern at ADHRB. He currently attends American University, pursuing his bachelor’s degree in Political Science and History. While at American University, he has had the opportunity to study abroad in Rome. Through this internship, Ethan hopes to gain an increased understanding of events in the Arab Gulf Coast and the human rights situations occurring there.

Mary Jomia is an Advocacy Intern at ADHRB. She is graduating from Arizona State University in May 2019 with a BA in Global Health and a minor in Public Service & Public Policy. Through this internship, Mary hopes to gain insight on Middle Eastern policies as they pertain to human rights and raise awareness about global injustices against civil liberties.

Cindy Lu is an Advocacy Intern at ADHRB. She is a current Psychology, Global Studies and French Major at Carnegie Mellon University. Through her internship with ADHRB, Cindy hopes to learn more about the human rights situation in the Persian Gulf and also to raise public awareness of the human rights violations in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, and other GCC countries.

Fritzle Pinedo is an Advocacy Intern at ADHRB. She is set to graduate from California Lutheran University with a degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice in May 2019 and has had the opportunity to study abroad in South Korea. Through this internship, Fritzle hopes to gain experience working for a human rights organization in the non-profit sector, gain insight into the process of advocating for changes in foreign policy, and hopes to raise awareness to human rights violations perpetrated in Middle Eastern countries like Bahrain.

Casey O’Hara is an Advocacy Intern at ADHRB. He will be graduating in June of 2019 from the University of California, San Diego, with a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies – History, and a minor in Middle East Studies. Casey’s interest in the Middle East began when he took an Arabic class his first quarter at UCSD. Since then, his interest in the region has only grown, and he has had the opportunity to study abroad and travel in Jordan, Egypt, Lebanon, and Morocco. Through his internship, Casey hopes to deepen his knowledge of human rights abuses ongoing in the Arab Gulf region and improve his research and writing skills.