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Adham Elkady

Legal Assistant, Refugee Representation

As Coordinator / Legal Assistant with Refugee Representation, Adham Elkady works with asylum seekers from different parts of the world, with a particular focus on some Middle Eastern countries, including Egypt, Syria, and Iraq. Adham’s work includes interviewing potential clients, conducting country conditions and background research, and case placement with major New York law firms among a myriad of duties.

Before joining Human Rights First, Adham worked with the Bellevue/ NYU Program for Survivors of Torture (PSOT). Prior to that, as part of a two-year fellowship from the National Institute of Mental Health, he worked as a research associate at Hunter College, the University of California, Los Angeles, and the University of Maryland, College Park.

Adham studied psychology and French civilization at Hunter College, City University of New York. He also studied drawing and designing at the Technology Institute of Alexandria, Egypt.