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Marian is a Research Assistant for the Summer & Fall 2020 semesters at the Signal Program on Human Security and Technology. At the Signal Program, she works on expanding the Signal Code and developing protocols for data protection in humanitarian contexts.

Grace is a Research Assistant for the Summer & Fall 2020 semesters at the Signal Program on Human Security and Technology. At Signal, Grace researches the role of mathematical and computational modeling during historical Ebola outbreaks to inform predictive analysis tools.

Roshni is a Research Assistant for the Summer & Fall 2020 semesters at the Signal Program on Human Security and Technology. At Signal, Roshni works on the Signal Code with a focus on data protection and humanitarian obligations.

Emanuel serves as a Research Assistant for the Summer & Fall 2020 semesters at the Signal Program on Human Security and Technology. At Signal, Emanuel researches the role of conflict in the implementations of health interventions in the 10th Ebola outbreak, with a focus on displacement.

Luciana will join the ATHA program as a Research Intern for the Fall 2020 semester. She has worked as a Faculty Aide for a Harvard Extension School instructor and HHI Senior Fellow, Birthe Anders, assisting with a research project on aid worker security. Luciana is also a Legal Intern at the American Red Cross, where she is conducting research on International Humanitarian Law.

Katie will join the ATHA program as a Research Intern for the Fall 2020 semester. Prior to HHI, Katie spent a year in Austria as a Fulbright Scholar, where she conducted research focused on gender minority health policy within Austria and at the international level.

Gabrielle works with HHI on research projects and case studies related to humanitarian diplomacy and the burden of armed conflict on healthcare delivery. She also works as a Research Associate at the Program in Global Surgery and Social Change at Harvard Medical School.

Emma Kenny is the Research Coordinator for the Program on Gender, Rights and Resilience (GR2) at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative. She provides programmatic and administrative support for GR2's ongoing projects, particularly USAID's RISE grant supporting local women's groups in mining towns in Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Since 2014, the war in the Donbas, fueled and sustained by local and regional political priorities, has inflicted a heavy burden of civilian death, injury, displacement, destruction, and lasting trauma.

Aaron is the media production specialist at HHI. In addition to creating the majority of HHI's multimedia, he also manages HHI's website and assists with development and execution of communications strategy.

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