The Student Advisory Board for the DHRC@FHI is made up of both undergraduate and graduate students at Duke, and works to promote human rights debate and dialogue on campus through hosting events that seek to engage and inform the university about global human rights issues. The SAB also works closely with the Faculty Advisory Board  for the DHRC@FHI by providing student perspectives at the biannual meetings, presenting event proposals, and participating in projects in coordination with faculty.The SAB meets regularly each semester to discuss new ways to promote dialogue about human rights both on Duke’s campus, in the United States and beyond.

2023 Global Ideas, Local Impact

The Student Advisory Board at the Duke Human Rights Center is excited to be hosting our annual event, Global Ideas, Local Impact, again this year. The event includes a Research Slam, where students present their human rights research conducted throughout the school year, and an alumni panel, where alumni working in different fields related to human rights share their experiences and advice about human rights work.

This year's event will take place on Thursday, March 23, 2023 from 6-7:30PM in the Penn Pavilion Garden Room. Parking is available in the Bryan Center Lot off Science Drive for $2 an hour. Cash, credit, debit, and PaybyPhone accepted.

2023 Global Ideas, Local Impact Panelists


Amelia Cheatham

Master of International Affairs Candidate 
Columbia University

Meet Amelia

Zack Fowler

Head of Strategic Partnerships
Amplify Girls

Meet Zack

Dr. Alisha Pollastri

Director of Research and Evaluation 

Meet Dr. Pollastri

Stacie Siebrecht

Former Director of Strategic Partnerships
Disability Rights Washington

Meet Stacie