Michael Nishimura

LONDON, United Kingdom

HIA Program:

United-states United States 2015


Michael Nishimura is currently pursuing a Masters degree from the London School of Economics in Human Rights. He is a graduate of Vassar College, class of 2015, with a BA in International Studies. He is originally from Mississauga, Canada, but also calls Troy, OH home. He spent the previous year working as a journalist in Kathmandu, Nepal for the Nepali Times, where he wrote and edited articles for the publication. He has a passion for human rights and has previous experience working with organizations in NYC, Community Action For Safe Apartments and US Human Rights Network, along with other international organizations: ATMA SEVA and Trailblazer Foundation. He hopes to pursue a PhD in sociology in the near future.