Lampen is a Trinity senior who graduates in May 2010 with a political science major (concentration in international relations) and a Spanish minor. She served as co-president of the Millennium Villages Project. “Don’t Discount the MDGs,” an opinion piece cowritten with Marie Aberger, appeared in the October 20, 2009, edition of The Chronicle, the Duke student newspaper. She serves as a tour guide for the Admissions Office. She spent a summer studying abroad in Barcelona, Spain and a semester enrolled in the Duke in New York Arts and Media Program. Her interest in international human rights advocacy led her to write this paper on violence against women. She hopes to pursue a career at an NGO or non-profit in international human rights advocacy, American foreign policy, and sustainable development issues relating to human security in the developing world.
Lampen prepared the essay for Dr. Imke Risopp-Nickelson’s “International Human Rights” class in the Fall of 2009.