Elina Castillo Jimenez

Elina Castillo-Jiménez

Weissbrodt Fellow, Human Rights Center
N120 Mondale Hall

Elina Castillo-Jiménez, LL.M. is a feminist lawyer and human rights strategist, committed to using her voice and skills to contribute to building a more just and inclusive world. Elina’s work at the Human Rights Center is focused on the United Nations Independent Expert Mechanism to Advance Racial Justice and Equality in Law Enforcement, including its creation, legal implications and civil society engagement.

She is a lawyer from the Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra (Summa Cum Laude) and a master's degree in public international law and human rights (Summa Cum Laude) from the University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom, as a Chevening Scholar. She has 10 years of international experience in human rights and has collaborated with government institutions, companies, academia and civil society organizations in various countries. She is a daughter of the Caribbean, an eternal student who loves traveling, photography and dancing.

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