Leveraging #Science4HumanRights: New Protection Tools for a Wired World
Young Student Center - Mountainview Room
Monday, February 11, 2013 · 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
The presenter is Ms. Kathryn Striffolino, the Advocate & Science for Human Rights Project Coordinator with the Crisis Prevention and Response team of Amnesty International-USA. In that role, she works on various emerging developments and armed conflicts globally with an emphasis on leveraging innovative tools and technologies for human rights protection. She also works to educate and advocate with policy makers in the US and abroad to ensure that policies, programs and practices adhere to international human rights and humanitarian law. Previously at AI-USA, Ms. Striffolino coordinated US-Latin America/Caribbean human rights policy and advocacy initiatives, while also working with the Science for Human Rights Project which utilizes new technologies to document human rights abuses around the world. She has led human rights trainings in Haiti, Kenya, Uganda, the US and the UK for Amnesty. In addition to her work at Amnesty, she has done human rights documentation and advocacy work in southern Mexico.
Event sponsored by the KSC Holocaust and Genocide Awareness Club, the Cohen Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, and the Department of Holocaust and Genocide Studies.
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