Deloris Wilson

HIA Program:

Netherlands Netherlands 2013

Bio:

Deloris Wilson is a concurrent Master in Public Policy and Juris Doctor candidate at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and Georgetown University Law Center. As a 2012 graduate of Spelman College with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Deloris focused her studies on international relations and the African Diaspora. While at Spelman, Deloris completed a platform to raise awareness of and advocacy against sex trafficking within Atlanta, GA, helping to mobilize the college and surrounding community for legislative advocacy. With an interest in international human rights law, corporate social responsibility and community outreach, Deloris spent a semester abroad in Accra, Ghana working with a human rights organization and orphanage on sex trafficking and governance issues. Additionally, she has organized and performed workshops on personal development and sexual health for young girls in Belize City, Belize and rural Alabama. Committed to issues of human rights, social and urban policy, as well as social justice, Deloris has also worked for the Juvenile Justice Fund (Atlanta, GA), the United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta, and the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (Washington, DC). As the Senior Editor for the Harvard Journal of African-American Public Policy and Public Service Fellow at the Kennedy School, Deloris hopes to be an agent of progress through an informed perspective and commitment to social change.
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