Allison Deger is the Senior Communications Manager at Human Rights Watch. She manages HRW’s global press desk and the HRW Press team operating across several countries. She is also a media liaison for the Environmental and Human Rights Division and leads the organization’s climate media strategy.
Prior to joining HRW, Allison was a journalist with a decade of experience reporting and editing from New York City and the Middle East. She started her career at the Nation magazine and has fact-checked several books and white papers on politics, history, and the fashion industry. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Peace and Conflict Studies with a minor in Middle East Studies from the University of California, Berkeley and has a certificate from the THREAD program in narrative journalism at Yale University.
She is based in Washington DC.