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2023 DHRC Student-Initiated Summer Internship Fellowship

Awarded to U-M LSA undergraduate students with a demonstrated interest in pursuing a career in human rights to work with an international human rights institution or organization identified by the student.

Dana Marion (she/her)
AB International Studies, AB Anthropology, Minor in Education for Empowerment ‘24
Internship with United Nations Association of the National Capital Area in Washington, D.C.

Dana Marion is an honors student at the University of Michigan from San Antonio, Texas majoring in International Studies and Anthropology with a minor in Education for Empowerment. With a special interest in working with refugee communities, she tutored local refugee students in San Antonio for four years at the Center for Refugee Services and has continued to advocate for the rights of refugees as Project Lead of UNICEF-UM. With a strong passion for international travel and experiential learning, she has studied abroad in Ghana, Thailand, and Spain. Last summer, she initiated the Environment and Sustainability Language-Learning Program as an intern at Alef, a civil society organization serving the local Eritrean asylum-seeking population in Haifa, Israel. Additionally, she has been an International Development Intern for the past two years at the Education for All Coalition (EFAC), a nonprofit dedicated to creating education opportunities to empower displaced children around the world, engaging in conversations about educational solutions for refugee children with a focus on climate education. This summer, she will be the Global Classrooms Curriculum Assistant at the United Nations Association of the National Capital Area in Washington, D.C. She is excited to further explore the intersection between education and international affairs and experience all that D.C. has to offer!