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The Carr Center's affiliated faculty members teach a number of popular HKS degree courses, advise students, and develop unique curricular materials. In addition, the Carr Center supports HKS students with funding opportunities, support for student-led events and initiatives, research and applied learning experiences, skills workshops, and more.
 

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Study Groups

2019 Nov 12

Study Group: Artificial Intelligence Governance and Human Rights

11:45am to 1:00pm

Location: 

Wexner 102

carr

Description: 

The last year has seen a surge of interest in AI and human rights. Governments have included human rights obligations in their AI strategies, the IEEE lists human rights as a first principle for ethical AI design, and tech companies have appealed to...

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2019 Dec 03

Study Group: Artificial Intelligence Governance and Human Rights

11:45am to 1:00pm

Location: 

Rubenstein 229

carr

Description: 

The last year has seen a surge of interest in AI and human rights. Governments have included human rights obligations in their AI strategies, the IEEE lists human rights as a first principle for ethical AI design, and tech companies have appealed to...

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Student Funding (PAE, SYPA, Internships)

The Carr Center seeks to encourage students to pursue PAE's and internships that will assist clients in achieving human rights policy goals.
Learn more about our PAE application process.
Learn more about our Summer Internship funding process.

Student Grant Recipients (PAE and Internship Grants)

Summer Internship Grant Recipients 2019-2020

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Salima Etoka

Akina Mama wa Afrika, Uganda
Salima Etoka is a MPP student at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, a Harry S. Truman Scholar, and alumna of Trinity College. Before HKS, she worked in... Read more about Salima Etoka
demar

Demarquin Johnson

National Association for the Advancement of Color People Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc.

Demarquin Johnson is currently a joint degree student at Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School, where he...

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Jillian Rafferty

UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

Jillian is an MPP student focusing on human rights, security, and international law. This summer, she is in Geneva, working in the Legal...

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Policy Analysis Grant Recipients AY 2018-2019

mehek

Mehek Sethi

Using Innovative Finance Methods to Increase the Global Public Good of Regional Security in Regions Impacted by Boko Haram
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John Millock

Using Innovative Finance Methods to Increase the Global Public Good of Regional Security in Regions Impacted by Boko Haram
patricio

Patricio Goldstein

Inclusion of the Venezuelan Exodus in Peru: A public policy response from the national government.
Patricio is a second year student in the Master in Public Administration in International Development (MPA/ID) at Harvard Kennedy... Read more about Patricio Goldstein
angelo

Angelo Paolo Kalaw

SYPA Grant
SYPA work: “The Venezuelan Migration Wave to Bogota, Colombia: Scaling Up Local Response and Innovating Towards Better Urban Inclusion.”
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Santiago Mueckay

Santiago Mueckay is a Master in Public Policy 2019 candidate at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, an is co-chair of HRPIC.

Summer Internship Grant Recipients AY 2017-2018

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Namrata Raju

International Labour Organization in Colombo, Sri Lanka
Through this internship at the ILO's country office for Sri Lanka and the Maldives, Namrata tackled an entire ambit of labour rights issues. These range from... Read more about Namrata Raju
Tarek Zeidan

Tarek Zeidan

Tarek is a sexual and bodily rights activist from Beirut, Lebanon advocating for the rights and protection of LGBT individuals and groups in the MENA region... Read more about Tarek Zeidan

Policy Analysis Grant Recipients AY 2017-2018

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Elizabeth Kim

Enabling Economic Empowerment of Women in Mexico through Renewable Energy Benefits-Sharing
Currently a Masters in Public Policy candidate at Harvard Kennedy School, Elizabeth seeks to steward the privileges she has been blessed with in service of... Read more about Elizabeth Kim

The Human Rights Professional Interest Council (PIC) is a network of students, fellows, faculty, alumni and professionals with an interest in the field of human rights. Activities include bi-monthly luncheons with human rights professionals, a monthly speaker series, networking events, and more! View our current HRPIC leaders below, as well as past years!

Human Rights PIC Leadership

HRPIC 2018-2019

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Santiago Mueckay

Santiago Mueckay is a Master in Public Policy 2019 candidate at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, an is co-chair of HRPIC.

HRPIC 2017-2018

santiagom

Santiago Mueckay

Santiago Mueckay is a Master in Public Policy 2019 candidate at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, an is co-chair of HRPIC.