Gage is a project assistant at Humanity in Action United States and previously worked for Humanity in Action Germany. Raised across the United States, Gage Garretson graduated from Macalester College majoring in Geography with a concentration in Human Rights and Humanitarianism. After studying abroad at Boğaziçi University in Istanbul, Gage participated in a public policy and international affairs fellowship at Carnegie Mellon University. Combining his interests in human rights and policy, he interned with The Advocates for Human Rights writing reports to the UN on migrant labor abuses and detention policies in the U.S, and with the U.S. State Department’s Humanitarian Information Unit, crowdsource mapping emerging humanitarian situations. In 2016, Gage spent time in Lesbos, Greece working in refugee camps which led to his senior capstone project focusing on gender and sexuality minorities in the Mediterranean refugee crisis. Want to reach out to Gage Garretson? Feel free to e-mail.
Updated July 2019
More from Gage Garretson
How to be an Ally? Videos for Dialogue and Action
Senior Fellows Gage Garretson and Merve Mert created a collaborative video series aimed at opening sustained dialogue and providing practical opportunities for allyship on college campuses.
Thank you to our 2017 US Review and Admissions Committees
Thank you to our 2016 US Review and Admissions Committees