Andrea Gittleman, JD
Andrea Gittleman is a Policy Associate in PHR’s Washington, DC office, where she works on a broad range of human rights issues. Andrea is responsible for helping implement advocacy strategies and advancing rights-based policies.
Previously, Andrea worked as an Arthur Helton Global Human Rights Fellow with the Burma Lawyers’ Council in Mae Sot, Thailand, where she coordinated an international advocacy campaign for criminal accountability in Burma. She also worked with the New York University Immigrant Rights Clinic as a law student, and has had legal internships with Legal Momentum (the Women’s Legal Defense and Education Fund), the New York Civil Liberties Union, and Human Rights Watch.
Prior to attending law school, Andrea served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Mauritania, West Africa, where she managed gender and development programs. Andrea holds a law degree from the New York University School of Law and an undergraduate degree from the University of Chicago in Political Science and International Studies.
Read an interview with Andrea about her work and interest in human rights.
Blog Posts by Andrea Gittleman, JD
- UN Rights Council Calls on Burma to End and Investigate Anti-Muslim Violence (June 14, 2013)
- Burma Must Take Steps to Quell Ethnic Violence (May 30, 2013)
- Visit by Burmese Leader Offers Key Opportunity to Press for Human Rights Improvements (May 20, 2013)
- Stained Glass Transparency: Bahrain’s Latest Obfuscation of International Human Rights Accountability (April 25, 2013)
- PHR Joins Coalition to Arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir (March 6, 2013)
Articles & Opinion Pieces by Andrea Gittleman, JD
- New investments and unresolved conflicts, Democratic Voice of Burma (October 19, 2012)
- Combating Gender-Based Violence as a U.S. Policy Priority, Huffington Post (October 11, 2012)