Angela Conway, Director of the Middle East and North Africa Division, joined the ABA Rule of Law Initiative in 1993 as the director of research and special projects. She has worked on ABA ROLI’s legal reform programs throughout Central and Eastern Europe. Ms. Conway initiated the Middle East and North Africa program in 2003. She holds a B.A. in political science from Northwestern University and a J.D. from the University of Kansas. You can contact Angela Conway at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Niki Dasarathy, Program Manager, joined ABA ROLI’s Middle East & North Africa Division in October 2012. Ms. Dasarathy currently manages programming in Jordan and Turkey. Ms. Dasarathy was most recently an associate attorney representing labor unions in New York City on labor and employment-related matters. She has also served as a United Nations Development Program researcher in democratic governance and as an international human rights fellow for the Center for Constitutional Rights. Ms. Dasarathy’s international law experience includes working in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, at the Cambodian Center for Human Rights and as an extern in the Office of the Co-Prosecutor at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia. She holds a J.D. degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Law and a B.A. degree from the George Washington University in journalism. You can contact Niki Dasarathy at Nikila.Dasarathy@americanbar.org.
Kimberly Riddle, Program Officer, joined ABA ROLI's Middle East & North Africa Division in February 2011 after working with the National Endowment for Democracy, where she supported the development of the organization's overall policy and strategy. For two years, she was also a program manager at a non-profit organization that serves the Vietnamese community, both domestically and internationally. There, she managed a case management program for survivors of human trafficking, torture and other trauma. Ms. Riddle received her B.A., with dual concentration in philosophy and religious studies, from the University of Virginia. She also holds a master's degree in religion, ethics and politics from Harvard University. You can contact Kimberly Riddle at email@example.com.
Milena Sanchez de Boado, Senior Advisor. Before joining ABA ROLI in 2012, she was a U.S. Supreme Court fellow at the Federal Judicial Center. She was one of four Supreme Court fellows selected competitively in a nation-wide competition. Prior to her fellowship, Ms. Sanchez de Boado worked at the World Bank for nearly ten years focusing on justice sector reform. This included working on lending and non-lending projects in Latin America, Eastern Europe and Africa. While at the World Bank, she worked with ministries of justice, judicial councils, judicial training institutes, bar associations and academia. Ms. Sanchez de Boado has a J.D degree and a master in public administration degree from Syracuse University’s College of Law and the Maxwell School of Citizenship & Public Affairs, respectively. Following law school, she worked for the United Nations Staff College in Turin, Italy; she also worked for the United Nations Development Program in Zimbabwe and the United Nations in New York.