Washington, DC

Marselha Gonçalves Margerin

Advocacy Director for the Americas

Marselha Gonçalves Margerin serves as Advocacy Director for the Americas, raising Latin American and Caribbean human rights issues directly with government officials and policymakers in the U.S. She has served as expert witness at US Congress, United Nations and Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. Previously, she worked for the UN Human Rights in Haiti, RFK Human Rights, Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, and Washington College of Law. Marselha has been frequently cited by media outlets and holds a M.A in International Peace and Conflict Resolution from American University’s School of International Service and a Law Degree from Universidade Federal de Uberlândia, Brazil.