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Deanna Malmquist

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Deanna Malmquist currently works for Invisible Children as In House Counsel and Director of Human Resources. She received her J.D. from California Western School of Law in San Diego, and graduated from Bethel University Minnesota with a B.A. in International Relations and Political Science. Prior to finding her way to Invisible Children, she worked at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs with soldiers who

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Nare Kapelian

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Nare Kupelian was raised in the Armenian-American community in Los Angeles and has been active in the community from a young age. She has received a degree in Political Science-International Relations and History from UC San Diego and is currently a graduate student at UCLA. She is the Executive Director of the Armenian National Committee of America- San Gabriel Valley. Kupelian has also served

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Tigranna Zakaryan

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Tigranna Zakaryan is a first generation Armenian-American from Los Angeles, California who relocated to the United States shortly after the 1988 Nagorno-Karabakh War between Armenia and Azerbaijan. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts in International Studies from The Evergreen State College in 2013. She has since traveled back to her home countries of Armenia and Russia to reconnect with her family and reflect upon

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Barbara English

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Barbara English is the Executive Director of Living Ubuntu, an organization founded on her considerable research into the effects of mass trauma on populations across the globe. As Executive Director, she works with individuals and groups on the effects of stress, trauma and compassion fatigue. Part of her work on behalf of Living Ubuntu includes her leadership of Orange County for Darfur (OCFD). Through

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Rick Hankins

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Rick Hankins is a doctoral candidate in Religion at Claremont Graduate University. In his dissertation, currently entitled Confronting Genocide: A Theological Foundation for the Responsibility to Protect, Rick grounds the responsibility to protect in a theology of solidarity and then explores the implications of this theological orientation for questions pertaining to genocide prevention, humanitarian intervention and post-genocide justice. Through the Carl Wilkens Fellowship, Rick

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Charlotte Hill

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From 2005-2010, Charlotte Hill devoted a majority of her time to informing her peers about mass atrocity around the world and advocating for stronger U.S. policies against genocide. A graduate of UC Berkeley, Charlotte organized both on her campus and throughout the country, serving as STAND’s National College Outreach Coordinator from 2008 to 2009. With the San Francisco Bay Area Darfur Coalition and other

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Martina Knee

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Martina Knee is the Executive Director of the San Francisco Bay Area Darfur Coalition. She is a co-founder of Act for Sudan, an alliance of American citizen activists and Sudanese U.S. residents who advocate for an end to genocide and mass atrocities in Sudan. She is a co-chair of the portfolio for International Human Rights of the Jewish Council for Public Affairs Task Force

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Peter Marcus

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Peter Marcus is a partner with the law firm Berkes Crane Robinson & Seal LLP in downtown Los Angeles. His practice focuses on business litigation, with a concentration in intellectual property. He has spoken around the world about counterfeiting, piracy and other intellectual property issues and is a frequent writer about intellectual property law. He also writes the well-respected IP blog www.trademarcus.com. He also

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Nicole Moore

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Nicole Moore has worked as a middle and high school English teacher in Oakland and San Jose for the past four years. Her curriculum reflects her belief that educational standards and complex social issues can be addressed simultaneously, and she is most proud of the instructional plans she created for units dealing with connections between the Holocaust and Sudan. While working as a classroom

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