Laura Mills

Laura Mills

Researcher, Rights of Older People
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Laura is a researcher working on older people’s rights with the Disability Rights Division at Human Rights Watch. She has researched human rights issues related to health, disability rights, and older person’s rights in the US, Russia, Ukraine, and Central Asia. Before joining Human Rights Watch, she was a correspondent for The Wall Street Journal and the Associated Press based in Russia and Ukraine. She wrote about the conflict in eastern Ukraine, business and corruption, and social and human rights issues. Laura graduated from Columbia University in 2012. She speaks Russian, and is proficient in Spanish and Italian.