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Niousha Roshani

Niousha Roshani is an anthropologist and human rights consultant specializing in childhood and youth in conflict-affected regions. As a fellow at the Berkman Center, she will investigate the discourse of media and young people of African descent in Colombia and Brazil from a political, social, and economic perspective.

She is currently the Executive Director of the Nukanti Foundation for Children, a non-profit organization dedicated to leveraging sports and the arts as tools for engaging, educating, and empowering youth to address the social impacts of long-standing conflict, poverty, and human-rights violations.

Niousha is completing her PhD in Anthropology at the University College London (UCL) and holds a Master’s degree in International Development from Cornell University. 

Last updated

September 1, 2016