Carine Chehab is the Miami Director at Human Rights Watch and is responsible for launching the organization’s first-ever office in Miami and growing its network throughout Florida. She established the Miami Circle of Friends and continues to forge local partnerships to drive the organization’s development, outreach and advocacy in the city and raise awareness of key human rights issues and the organization’s work. Before joining Human Rights Watch, Carine led the humanitarian diplomacy program at the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) for the Middle East and North Africa, where she lived for over five years. She has managed strategic partnerships for various international and local nonprofits, including the Key Biscayne Chamber of Commerce. Carine was awarded a Fulbright Research Fellowship for her work on women's empowerment in Jordan (2006-2007) and holds an M.A. in Political Science from McGill University and a B.A in International Relations from Florida International University. Originally from Montreal, Canada, Carine has been a resident of Miami for over 20 years.
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