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Rosemary Youhana, Human Rights Fellow

Rosemary Youhana is the 2018 Human Rights Fellow at Young Professionals in Foreign Policy. Rosemary is an associate at Chemonics International in Washington, DC where she helps implement USAID-funded global health supply chain programs to treat and prevent HIV/ AIDS and malaria in central and west Africa. Previously, Rosemary worked as an advocacy associate at the Assyrian Universal Alliance Americas Chapter where she collaborated with civil society organizations based in Iraq, Syria, and Turkey by researching and writing about human rights issues facing ethnic and religious minorities in the region and engaging the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva. She earned two BAs in International Affairs and French from UNiversity of California Santa Barbara. She holds a Master's in International Affairs with a focus on human rights and global governance from American University's School of International Service. In addition to her native Assyrian, Rosemary also speaks French and is currently studying Arabic.