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Student Fellows


Emmanuelle Fahey

Emmanuelle Fahey is an international student currently finishing a Master’s in Public Policy and Public Administration at Concordia University. Her policy work interests include issues related to gender justice and climate change mitigation with a focus on refugee and migrant populations.  Before moving to Montreal for graduate school, she managed a grant program for the International Rescue Committee, where she networked with local businesses to provide employment opportunities for Tucson’s refugee community.  Her career goals include working as a policy analyst in the field of feminist policy and migrant rights at a community level. She is excited to learn more about the relevant international actors shaping the field of human rights through her work at MIGS. 


Lauren Salim

Lauren Salim is graduate student currently studying for a master’s degree in Human Rights at the University of London. She previously received her B.A. in International Development Studies from Dalhousie University. During her undergraduate degree, she spent some time in Uganda where she was inspired by the people and their stories of resiliency. In the past she has served on the board of directors for an organization aimed at helping youth through their experiences with grief and loss. Lauren is interested in the intersection between human rights and the digital realm including combatting online hate and online extremism. After completing her studies, she would like to pursue advocacy and policy work for upholding and internalizing human rights.

Past Interns

Clementine Blateau

Sooraya Peerally

Karen Rubbo

Antoine Tremblay

Thelma Guerrin

Patrick Groeneveld-Meijer

Helena Lang

Fatou C.D. Ndiaye

Haley Moore

Caroline Feldner

Alexandrine Royer

Duncan Cooper

Rutvi Ajmera 

Isabela Coleho

Greer Nicholson

Emily Enright

Silke Melbye-Hansen

Isabelle Tamoj

Lilian Leifert

Cedrick Mulcair

Chantalle Gonzalez Lopez

Marrisa Fortune

Riley Haley

Erin Storus

May White-Vimouth

Nathalie Hitimana

Zach Sementes

Zach Paikin

Arvin Eyunni

Adan Suazo

Lea Watrin now works for the All Parliamentary Group on the Prevention of Genocide and Other Crimes Against Humanity

Meaghan Shevell

Camila Gomez-Perales

Alejandra Espinosa

Adrien Orloowski

Aminka Belvitt

Randy Pinsky

Myriam Menard

Jonathan Rozen

Neekoo Collett

Sarah Wiley

Kaitlin Davella

Christoph Semken previously served as an Assistant for Information Technology and is currently completing his Master of Arts in International Relations and Economics at the University of Aberdeen. His latest publication "Tracking the Blue: Phone and Vehicle Location Systems for UN Peacekeeping" is available at

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