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Refugee Advocacy: Translating Passion into Action

Monday, September 16, 2019
5:00 pm
001 Upham Hall

Join us for a free, public panel event organized by the Refugee Advisory Council, a student-run organization at Miami University and featuring keynote speaker, Philippe Nassif. Joining Mr. Nassif are panelists Ilhan Dahir (Rhodes Scholar) and Catherine Cartier (Truman Scholar).

Philippe Nassif is the Advocacy Director for the Middle East and North Africa at Amnesty International USA. Before coming to Amnesty, Philippe worked as the executive director at In Defense of Christians in the Middle East where he advocated on behalf of persecuted religious minorities. Before that, he worked at the poverty fighting organization CARE USA, the Obama Presidential Campaign, The White House as part of President Barack Obama’s advance team, and for the Mayor of Houston, Texas.

Philippe received his M.A. in International Conflict Resolution from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, TX and his B.A in International Relations from the University of St Thomas in Houston, TX.

Philippe Nassif
Philippe Nassif
Advocacy Director of Middle East and North Africa, Amnesty International