Hanan Coronado

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Class of 2025
2024 Schaeffer Fellowship

Hanan Coronado, a first-generation college student from East Los Angeles, is currently a junior transfer at UC Berkeley, majoring in cultural anthropology with a minor in human rights. Her academic journey centers around unraveling the complex relationships between power, culture, and global human rights issues. Hanan is particularly passionate about addressing pressing challenges such as refugee crises, sexual violence, and human trafficking, with a focus on Latin America and conflict-affected regions.

During her internship at the United States Agency for International Development, Hanan researched the intersection of international trade policies and human rights in Latin America. This experience provided her with a nuanced understanding of the intricate dynamics between economic policies and the protection of human rights. Currently interning at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Hanan contributed to a survey on Californians' perspectives on global affairs, concentrating on key issues such as migration and artificial intelligence. Her dedication to exploring multifaceted challenges reflects a broader commitment to international affairs and diplomacy in addressing human rights issues. As a Shaeffer fellow, Hanan aspires to deepen her understanding of how policy and government can effectively tackle global human rights challenges. Post-graduation, she envisions attending law school, specializing in international law, with the aim of merging foreign affairs with human rights advocacy.

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Major(s): Anthropology

Minor(s): Human Rights