Jade Huynh, Gender-Based Violence Intern
Jade is a junior at the University of Pennsylania majoring in Modern Middle Eastern Studies and pursuing a graduate certificate in Global Human Rights. Her work at CWGL supports the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign. Jade is currently a Program Assistant at the Penn LGBT Center and an off-site volunteer for the Center for Gender and Refugee Studies. She has also worked with LIFT, a national nonprofit that engages students as advocates for low-income Americans in achieving economic stability and well-being, as a student director, client advocate, and client service coordinator. After graduation, she hopes to advocate for a gender-perspective in humanitarian response towards the global refugee crisis and peacebuilding.
Aalekhya Malladi, Researcher
Aalekhya graduated from Rutgers University, School of Arts and Sciences, with a double major in Comparative Literature and AMESALL (African, Middle Eastern & South Asian Languages and Literatures), focusing on women’s writing and South Asia. She will continue to study literature and area studies with a focus on gender as a graduate student at the MESAAS (Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies) department at Columbia University, beginning Fall 2014. Aalekhya hopes to put her skills, experience, and passion to use at CWGL and help bring awareness about women’s issues throughout the world.
Srividya Malladi, Post 2015 Women's Coalition Intern