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Elizabeth Hamilton is a sophomore studying Arabic and majoring in Middle Eastern Studies. She hopes to follow her love of languages and cultures into a career as an ASL interpreter. Currently working on the 16 Days Campaign, she feels enthusiastic about all she can experience at CWGLand looks forward to further work with 16 Days and Post 2015. Upon graduation, she seeks to blend her love of language interpretation and her passion for activism into a career in which she can advocate for linguistic minorities and one day interpret for the UN.

Hanaa Lakhani is a junior in the Business School majoring in Supply Chain Management & Marketing Sciences. She started working with the CWGL the summer going into her Sophomore year and has enjoyed every moment of it. When Hanaa is not working or in the library one can find her hiking, skateboarding, or admiring her cat, Simba.

Jade Huynh is a junior at the University of Pennsylvania majoring in Modern Middle Eastern Studies and Global Human Rights. As an off-site Gender-Based Violence Intern, she has assisted in the creation of 2014’s 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence Take Action Kit and is currently working on translations and other events pertaining to the Campaign. After graduation, Jade hopes to obtain an MA in Human Rights or Peacebuilding and to eventually work for an NGO specializing in women, peace, and security. Outside of school and her internship, Jade is an off-site volunteer for the Center for Gender and Refugee Studies, an organizer for Penn Students for Justice in Palestine, and an Eleanor Roosevelt Policy Initiative Ambassador.

Lamisa Imam is a junior majoring in Political Science and minoring in Statistics. Apart from academics, her interests and hobbies vary from learning foreign languages to playing the viola. As a member of the Douglass Residential College, she has had the opportunity to study gender-related problems in the past and wishes to learn even more in her time at CWGL. With all the learning experiences, she wants to pursue a successful career in law as a positive role model for women.

Srividya Malladi is a junior in the Rutgers Business School. She is currently interning as the Post-2015 Women's Coalition intern where she updates the website and works on social media. She is a Douglass Residential College Global Village Peer Academic Leader and enjoys participating in organizations for women's' empowerment. Through her time at the Center, she hopes to develop good communication skills and widespread knowledge on women's issues.

 Lizzie Coan is a recently graduated PR executive living in London. She studied English Literature at York University in the UK, and has since been working in the PR and communications sector. She has been a passionate feminist from a young age. As an off-site intern, she is assisting with media-based activities for the 16 Days Campaign from London.


Past Interns

Adriana Williams, Student Assistant
Akanksha Ayra, IWL Scholar
Ama Ayeh, 16 Days Campaign Intern
Amani Al-Khatahtbeh, IWL Scholar
Aparna Shankar, 16 Days Campaign Intern
Ashley Polukord, Economic and Social Rights Intern
Bridget O’Halloran, Intern
Dina Mansour, 16 Days Campaign Intern
Emily Westcott, Economic and Social Rights Intern
Jay Chopra, Violence Against Women/Social Media Intern
Jenna Frisch, Economic and Social Rights Intern
Juhi Farooqui, 16 Days Campaign Intern
Kara McCloskey, IWL Scholar
Karima Munem, Economic and Social Rights Intern
Katie Glick, Economics and Social Rights Intern
Katlyn Martinez, Student Assistant
Keith Sikora, Economic and Social Rights Intern
Lamyaa Bouzida, Student Assistant
Leland Byrd, Communications and New Media Intern
Maegan Kae Sunaz, Economic and Social Rights Intern
Mariel Quintana, Economic and Social Rights Intern
Marielle Rodriguez, Economic and Social Rights Intern
Melissa Moskowitz, Intern
Neha Kagal, Graduate Intern
Puja Jani, Student Assistant
Sara West, Intern
Sarah Weirich, Graduate Assistant
Shaheena Shahid, 16 Days Campaign Intern
Shamama Siddiqui, Gender Based Violence Research Intern
Sulekha Prasad, Economic and Social Rights Graduate Intern



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