Student Profiles

Casco, Gabriela

Gabriela Casco is a Master’s degree candidate for Global Policy and United Nations Studies with a concentration in human rights, gender equality and international law. She received her bachelors from Rutgers University-New Brunswick with a major in Women and Gender Studies and Anthropology. During her undergraduate career she had multiple leadership positions such as being a member of Omega Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. as well as project collaborator for a refugee shelter in Leros, Greece.

Gabriela works as a Graduate Assistant for the Global Village of Douglass Residential College. She is currently the Child Migration and Protection Intern for UNICEF USA where she conducts research and formulates written activation pieces that focus on child migrant policy within the Central America-Mexico-USA migration corridor. In addition, Gabriela worked as a research intern for CAWP’s NEW Leadership program at Eagleton Institute of Politics in 2018 where she got first-hand experience on how to synthesize data relating to women in politics. Gabriela is a first-generation Honduran student that has great interest in human rights-related policy and continues her job search within this context.

Gabriela is fluent is Spanish and English.