Featured Senior Fellows
Meet the people behind the scenes, making a difference where it counts.
All Featured Senior Fellows
Inspired by her mother and rural upbringing, Senior Fellow Lumir Lapray advocates for the promotion of equal access to Higher Education for students from rural backgrounds and works to encourage young individuals to seize their opportunities with vigor.
Inspired by his Humanity in Action Fellowship, Senior Fellow Artur Wieczorek works as an educator, consultant, and activist, battling issues of climate change as a co-founder of the Polish Youth Climate Movement.
Humanity in Action inspired Senior Fellow Honorine Goueth to devote herself to social activism and to combat systemic inequalities, leading her to a prestigious position as COO at Little Africa.
Senior Fellow Jan Kirschenbaum is dedicated to preventing marginalization and discrimination through his work as co-founder of the organization Cukanft Jewish Association, which is dedicated to increasing Polish Jewish inclusion within Polish history and society.
Senior Fellow Anough Baghdassrian is an aspiring human rights lawyer who is dedicated to acknowledging all individuals “Forgotten” by history, fighting for those in jeopardy of similar futures, and giving genocide victims a platform to tell their story.
After witnessing countless human rights violations while living in Syria, Senior Fellow Mariana Karkoutly’s passion for advocacy continued to grow with Humanity in Action's Berlin Fellowship, where she was inspired to utilize human rights as a tool to hold countries accountable on an international level.
Senior Fellow Madeeha Mehmood took what she learned from her John Lewis Fellowship and created educational simulations for high school students back in Denmark, enlightening them about democracy, compromise, and the power of media and activists. She strives to light a "fire in their eyes."
Senior Fellow Henry Alt-Haaker founded and chaired Humanity in Action's German and European Senior Fellow Networks and works tirelessly in his professional life to connect with those who feel ostracized in their communities, determined to make them feel as though they belong.