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Sonia Lépine-Persaud


Sonia, an international jurist specialized in gender issues, has gained experience since 2007 in program management in the field of human rights, humanitarian aid and development in various organizations. She had the opportunity to work within a human rights’ NGO in New Delhi (India), the EU Fundamental Rights Agency in Vienna (Austria), the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent in Geneva (Switzerland) and a private consulting firm and a diplomatic mission in Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso). Sonia holds a Master’s degree in human rights and humanitarian law. She is a French native speaker and is fluent in English and German. She lives in Brussels since October 2016 with her husband and 2-year old daughter. Sonia is a 2007 Humanity in Action Senior Fellow.


Updated January 2017