Swapna Pisipati, MA, is the Administrative Assistant for the Center for the Human Rights of Children. She received her undergraduate degree in Political Science and Criminal Justice from The University of Illinois at Chicago in 2010.
Following graduation, Swapna attended DePaul University to pursue a graduate degree and graduated in 2014 in International Studies with a concentration in Middle Eastern Affairs & Gender Equality. Her graduate research focused on women's equality in the Middle East, mainly Egypt, and the 2011 Arab Revolution and its effects on legal policy, economic and social change.
Swapna became interested in issues of human rights through her work with Model United Nations, Global Classrooms and the UNA-USA Foundation. She hopes to help the Center in its mission by providing adequate support to coordinate and stimulate efforts for the human rights of children.