Sonali Dhawan is a program associate with the ABA Justice Defenders Program, supporting the Middle East & North Africa, South and Southeast Asia, and Eurasia divisions. Prior to joining the Program, Ms. Dhawan interned at Save the Children, Human Rights Watch, and Amnesty International USA. She was a recipient of the Harvard University-coordinated Center for Arabic Study Abroad (CASA) fellowship in Amman, Jordan, where she also volunteered with the International Refugee Assistance Project. Ms. Dhawan holds a B.A. in Arabic & Islamic Studies and Government from Georgetown University. She speaks Formal and Levantine Arabic, Hindi, Urdu, and conversational Spanish.