María Victoria Gama
María Victoria Gama has a law degree from Universidad de Buenos Aires in Argentina and has been an exchange student at Columbia University Law School. She is a LL.M. student at American University Washington College of Law, and a recipient of the Fulbright Scholarship (2012-2015) and the P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship. She has previously worked as a lawyer at the Asociación Civil por la Igualdad y la Justicia (ACIJ) on corruption and human rights issues. She was an intern at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights as well as a full-time research assistant for Mónica Pinto, Dean of the Law School at the University of Buenos Aires, on issues related to human rights and public international law.
Matías Matilda González Gil
Transgender/Gender Queer human rights activist from Colombia. Lawyer graduated from Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia. Intern at the Law Clinic of the same University from 2012 - 2013. Volunteer in 2013 at PAIIS (Program of Action for Equality and Social Inclusion) of the Universidad de los Andes. Worked at Colombia Diversa, a non-governmental organization for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons, from 2013-2014. Current LL.M student at American University at Washington College of Law in Washington, D.C., United States. Interested in the intersections between disability's human rights and transgender human rights, the intersection of sex/sexuality and the law, constitutional law and social organizations.
Lucas Correa Montoya
Lucas is a human rights attorney from Colombia. He has worked in both the academic and public fields for more than seven years. He has been involved in the coordination of legal clinic programs in different universities in Colombia that mainly handled cases related to human rights protection of people with disabilities, elderly, LGBTI, among other discriminated and excluded groups. In the public sector Lucas worked as a legal adviser on disability and elderly persons for the Director General of the Colombian Victims Unit, a public and national agency in charge of the coordination and development of public policy for attending, assisting and redressing human rights violations for the victims of the Colombian armed conflict.
Fabian holds a Bachelor in Law from the National Autonomous University of México and a certificate in human rights and democracy from the University of Chile. He worked as a lawyer and executive director for the Mexican Commission for the Defense and Promotion of Human Rights, A.C and he founded and was executive director for i(dh)eas, Strategic Litigation in Human Rights, A.C. Currently, Fabian is a Humphrey fellow in American University Washington College of Law (2013-2014).
Juan Pablo González Jansana
Juan Pablo González has a law degree from Universidad Diego Portales and a certificate in Human Rights and Women: Theory and Practice from Universidad de Chile. He is a LL.M student in International Legal Studies at American University Washington College of Law and a Fulbright Scholar (2013). In Chile, he works at the Studies Department of the National Institute on Human Rights.