Our Interns

Méabh Temple - Programme Intern​

Méabh is a 3rd year human rights student at the National University of Ireland, Galway. She has previously worked with Amnesty International's student group in Ireland on communications and served as chairperson of the Galway branch of the organisation. She has a keen interest in development work and is involved with the Romanian-based developmental charity CrossCause. At ISHR Méabh is supporting the director of Treaty Body advocacy and the corporate accountability programme manager. 

Marina Liébana - Programme Intern​

Marina is a recent international relations graduate from Madrid's Rey Juan Carlos University. During her studies she acquired a strong academic background in the field of human rights and international law, which she strengthened through active participation in local associations such as HELSINKI-ESPAÑA, an association focusing on focused on the promotion of human rights in the school system. She is now assisting ISHR's project manager in charge of training and advocacy while supporting ISHR's work in Latin America.

Juli King - Programme Intern​

Juli is a 3rd year law student at UC Davis School of Law. She has previously worked with an anti-trafficking organisation in Ghana, where she led a research study on effective interventions for child trafficking in the country by leveraging the apprenticeship market in Winneba, to reduce the gender gap in non-traditional fields. She previously interned with the American Bar Association's Center for Human Rights and externed with the International Action Network for Gender Equity and Law. She has also conducted research on mining's impact on women in Haiti. She is currently interning at ISHR's New York office to help the organisation in their work to support human rights defenders. 

Janice Lopez - Programme Intern​

A recent graduate from Cornell University, Janice holds a B.A. in Philosophy, with Minors in Global Health and Law and Society. Janice has previously worked with an indigenous women's rights organisation in Mexico, where she engaged in research and advocacy related to the sexual and reproductive rights of indigenous teenage girls. She previously interned with the Communications and Program office of Watchlist on Children and Armed Conflict. She has also conducted statistical research on access to facility-based maternal care for Rohingya Muslim women in Myanmar. Outside of work, Janice leads a Catholic youth group in New York City. Currently, she works in ISHR's New York office where she contributes to supporting human rights defenders.

Fanny-Anh Le Hoang - Programme Intern​

Fanny-Anh recently graduated from the Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium, in the field of International relations and she also holds a Bachelor degree in Translation French/English/Chinese. During her undergraduate studies, she worked with a Brussels-based think-tank where she focused on peace and security in the Asia-Pacific region. At ISHR, Fanny-Anh is supporting the Programme manager in charge of the Asian region and will also support ISHR’s work on women’s and LGBTI rights. 

Paula Danilczyk - Communications Intern

Paula holds a Master Degree in Media Relation from Warsaw University of Humanities, Poland. Before coming to Geneva, she'd worked for several years as an editor for a Polish 24-hours news channel. She has extensive professional experience in social media, digital project management as well as salesforce and website maintenance. She is now supporting ISHRs communications team to deliver messages trough social and mainstream media. 

Rebecca Jiménez - Communications Intern

Rebecca has studied English, Social Anthropology and Geography at the University of Zurich. Since she got her Bachelor of Arts last year she was an intern at the national television of Switzerland and continued working as a stand-in production assistant for the German radio network ARD. In her free time, she helps, among other things, organising the Just Governance for Human Security Conference, which is held every year by Initiatives of Changes at Caux. At ISHR, she is now supporting the New York office in all areas concerning communication.