BZU students awarded Open Society Fellowship for Rights and Governance

Two masters students from Birzeit University were awarded The Open Society Fellowship for Rights and Governance. The fellowship supports work that will far-reaching and probing conversations within the Open Society Foundations and in the world.

Nadia Tadros, a student at the Democracy and Human Rights Master’s Program, and Dana Abu Baker, a student in the Master’s Program of Law, participated in the summer school organized at the Central European University in Hungary.  This summer session was followed by a two-month training period at human rights organizations around the world.

Tadros was offered an internship focusing on the cultural integration of refugees at the Migration Policy Institute in Washington, DC, and Abu Baker interned in the Center for the Study of Democracy in Sofia, Bulgaria,  focusing on women’s political rights.