Emily is the advocacy research assistant for IWI. She has an undergraduate degree in International Relations and Development Studies from the University of Sussex. In 2016, she was awarded an MSc in Research for International Development where her thesis focused on women’s labour rights, informal work and time poverty. Currently, she is studying for a graduate diploma in Economics. She has worked at national charities such as the Charity Evaluation Services and Citizens Advice Bureau supporting their research and policy projects. Emily is a passionate vinyl collector of reggae, ska, doo-wop and jazz music.
Currently based in London, Cristina provides support to IWI's Advocacy team as a Research Assistant. She holds a double BA in International Business and an MA in International Security specialising in modern forms of violence and conflict resolution. Although currently working as a researcher in the private sector, Cristina's experience in human rights includes working in Public Affairs at the United Nations Assistance to the Khmer Rouge Trials (UNAKRT) and with the Emergency & Disaster Relief team at UNICEF Spain.