Summer Human Rights and Inclusive Development Fellowship program

May 2, 2014

BBI is launching its 2014 Summer Human Rights and Inclusive Development Fellowship program.  Its first cohort of Fellows will commence their fellowship this spring and will be working on a variety of human rights and disability inclusive development projects. We are pleased to welcome this outstanding group of disability rights experts and look forward to their contribution to BBI’s international programming.

Learn More about our Summer Fellows:

Photo Image of Kathryn_Carroll Kathryn Carroll, J.D. St. John’s University School of Law
Kathryn joins BBI as a Human Rights and Inclusive Development Summer Fellow, sponsored by the United States International Council on Disability (USICD). She will be working on a UN publication highlighting global good practices on employment access for women with disabilities, researching implementation of Article 30 of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities for a book project spearheaded by the Harvard Law School Project on Disability and other projects in BBI’s international disability rights portfolio. Learn More about Kathryn

Photo Image of Lila MeadowsLila Meadows, MA in public health from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Lila Meadows will complete her law degree at the University of Maryland, Francis King Carey School of Law in May 2015. She holds an MHS in public health from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and has worked both domestically and internationally on the rights of persons with disabilities. As a BBI Summer Fellow, Lila is working on a publication to appear in the AUC Cairo Paper Series that focuses on disability inclusive resettlement for displaced persons. She is also working with longtime BBI partner, NAS, a disabled peoples organization based in Cairo, working on disability rights throughout Egypt. Learn More about Lila

Photo Image of William Aseka Oluchina William Aseka Oluchina , LLM candidate in the College of Law at Syracuse University
William Oluchina is currently an LLM candidate in the College of Law at Syracuse University specliaisng in the human rights of persons with disabilities.  A law graduate of Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Nairobi, Kenya, he is a Fellow of Open Society Foundation Disability Rights Fellowship Program 2013/2014. Learn More about William