Carolina Bazan is a Program Associate at Rights4Girls where she provides support to our attorneys, conducts research and coordinates events. Prior to Rights4Girls, Carolina worked for non-profits including, The Democratic Progress Institute in London, England, Rare in Arlington, Virginia and the Urban Land Institute in Washington, DC. As an Executive Assistant, Carolina managed the Executive Office by overseeing an active calendar of appointments, completed expense reports, arranged complex and detailed travel and acted as a liaison between the CEO and staff within the organization and external parties.
Carolina has direct experience working with youth, as she was a Case Management Specialist for the Maryland Department of Juvenile Services for five years. As one of the few Spanish speaking case managers in the Department, she made impactful relationships with the youth, and worked extensively with the Hispanic community of Montgomery County, Maryland. Her career with the Maryland Department of Juvenile Services motivated Carolina to further her education in Human Rights to work in a different capacity helping others.
Carolina’s passion is working with vulnerable populations and social justice reform. She holds a Masters Degree in International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law from Europa Viadrina University in Frankfurt (Oder), Germany and a Bachelors Degree in Crime, Law and Justice from Pennsylvania State University.