Rights Watch UK

London, England

At Rights Watch (UK), Hayley will work on issues at the intersection of human rights and national security. In particular, she will work to address the impact of counterterrorism and preventing/countering violent extremism laws, polices, and practices on women’s human rights. While at Harvard, she was co-president of the Harvard National Security & Law Association and an active writer for the national security blog, Lawfare. She researched issues of international humanitarian law for both the Program on International Law & Armed Conflict and Professor Gabriella Blum, and her team made semi-finals at the Clara Barton International Humanitarian Law Competition. Hayley led an HLS Advocates for Human Rights project on nonconsensual pornography and was a clinical student in the International Human Rights Clinic. During her final year in law school, she studied international law at the Graduate Institute of International & Development Studies in Geneva. Prior to law school, Hayley graduated with honors from the University of Notre Dame and worked as a paralegal at the Department of Justice.