Human Rights Careers Team

Human Rights Careers is a platform run by human rights professionals. All team members, writers, contributors, early supporters and pioneers have academic and/or first-hand working experience in the human rights sector.

Staff Members

Robert Fellner founder of Human Rights Careers

Robert Fellner

Robert has more than 10 years of working experience in human rights. He previously worked as staff member and human rights consultant for Amnesty International, International Centre of Migration Policy Development (ICMPD), the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in Geneva (OHCHR) and the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR). Robert holds a master degree in Human Rights and Literature. In his free time, Robert loves to build websites, play real-time strategy games, and cuddle his cats.

Emmaline Soken-Huberty

Emmaline is an experienced human rights writer with a background in English Literature, human rights, and humanitarianism. LGBTQ+ rights, climate change, and disinformation are of special concern to her. In her spare time, she can be found writing fiction, playing video games, and enjoying Oregon’s natural beauty.

Barbara Listek

Barbara is a human rights professional, writer, and researcher, currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Human Rights and Politics at the London School of Economics and Political Science. With a background in International Relations, she focuses on global politics, conflict resolution, international law, and women’s and minority rights. Outside her studies and work, Barbara enjoys rock climbing, knitting, and Sofia Coppola movies.

Contributors, Pioneers, Advisors and Supporters

Human Rights Careers relies on the expertise, contributions and support of an extensive network of experienced human rights professionals, pioneers and consultants.

Vicki Prais

Vicki Prais has been actively engaged in human rights for 27 years. Her professional experience extends to International Organisations (UN, Council of Europe), the British Government, non-governmental organisations, National Human Rights Institutions and academia. Today Vicki works as human rights speaker, career coach and international human rights consultant and lawyer.

Cristina Sganga

Cristina Sganga is a freelance human rights educator and researcher, since February 2022 has been involved in developing and delivering awareness raising and training on the Ranger CoC and human rights standards. Cristina has worked in the human rights field since 1985 for organizations such as Amnesty International, the Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA) and the United Nations.

Sabine Mann

Sabine Mann is a graphic designer and the creator of the Human Rights Careers Logo. She has worked as Programme Coordinator for the Vienna Master of Arts in Human Rights at the University of Vienna for nine years. This valuable experience has had a profound impact on Sabine’s work as a designer, guiding her focus towards projects with a socio-economic impact and positive change. Her services include graphic and multimedia design.