Alumni News

Human Rights Program alumni are beginning new projects this fall!

  • Juan Guevara (A.B. 2013) began work in September as the Farmworker Justice Fellow at Farmworker Justice (Washington, D.C.)  Juan will work with the staff of this highly-respected national advocacy organization to improve wages, working and living conditions of farmworkers. FJ collaborates with farmworker groups throughout the country on litigation, public education, and lobbying.
  • Kat Li (A.B. 2013) has moved to Paris, France, where she will study journalism and human rights at Sciences Po.  Kat’s studies are supported by the US Sciences Po Foundation, as the winner of the Michel-David Weill scholarship, given every two years to one American citizen from a U.S. university to pursue a Master degree at Sciences Po.
  • Lily Zaragoza (A.B. 2010) has just finished her J.D. at Columbia University, where she was the first Latina/o Editor in Chief of the Columbia Law Review. She is now a Skadden Fellow, working at the New York Legal Assistance Group where she will work with domestic workers. Skadden Fellows are a select group of graduating law students awarded a two year fellowship which supports their commitment to providing legal services to the poor.
  • Ben Naimark-Rowse (A.B. 2003) has returned to his beloved Boston and the Red Sox, where he has just started a PhD program in Political Science at the Fletcher School, Tufts University.
  • After five years working in the White House as Deputy Domestic Policy Advisor, Office of the Vice President, Maureen Tracey-Mooney (A.B. 2005) married fellow Human Rights alum Frank McMillan (A.B. 2005) this past summer and began a Masters in Public Policy at Princeton.
  • Just three days before the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act, Tala Manassah (A.B. 2003, M.A. 2004) married Deb Shoval in New York City.  Tala continues her work on conflict resolution in New York City high schools as Deputy Executive Director of the Morningside Center for Teaching Social Responsibility.

 

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