Humanitarian Action  

Possible individual career pathways within the Humanitarian Action field: 

  • Crisis health care and social services 
  • Human rights protection and monitoring
  • Humanitarian advocacy and law
  • Humanitarian emergency response
  • Information management for relief operations 
  • Public health work related to structural and physical violence 

Select alumni that work in this field:

Obi Anyadike, M.A. ’97

Obi Anyadike is editor-at-large and Africa editor of IRIN, the world’s leading humanitarian news service.

Obi Anyadike

Joe Kennedy, M.A. ’90

Joe Kennedy is an architectural designer who specializes in sustainable building, ecological design, and community development.

Joe Kennedy

Anastasia Kushleyko, M.A. ’01

Anastasia Kushleyko is a regional legal adviser for the International Committee of the Red Cross, where she leads efforts to integrate and promote international humanitarian law.

Anastasia Kushleyko

Irene Perureña , M.A. ’91

Irene Perureña is the Executive Vice President of Ciudad del Saber (City of Knowledge) Foundation in Panama City. 

Irene Perureña