Sophie Salmore is the Program Associate with the Special Projects team within Human Rights First, where she coordinates, with partner organizations, the legal representation efforts for recent Afghan refugee arrivals.
Before joining Human Rights First, Salmore served as the Peace and Security Assistant at the World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA), where she coordinated high level and working group meetings between civil society, diplomats, and UN personnel. Additionally, she previously worked at The Rachel Maddow Show MSNBC and Independent Diplomat, helping to develop a coalition of Syrian refugees to inject their voices into intergovernmental policy decisions at the UN. Previously, Salmore also worked at the U.S. Agency for International Development and the U.S. Department of State, the leading U.S. foreign affairs agencies.
Salmore holds a Master’s Degree in Global Governance and Diplomacy from the University of Oxford and a Bachelor’s Degree from Wesleyan University.