Michelle Gulino

International Legal Associate

Michelle Gulino is the International Legal Associate at the Human Rights Foundation, where she supports the Impact Litigation program in providing international legal representation to prisoners of conscience and spearheads efforts on the Anti-Corruption Initiative, to implement targeted sanctions under the Global Magnitsky Act. Michelle previously worked on sustainable development and advocacy issues pertaining to international women’s human rights across Sub-Saharan Africa, and provided direct relief services for trafficking survivors. She holds a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center, an M.Litt in International Security Studies from the University of St Andrews, and graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a double B.A. in Political Science and Romance Languages & Literatures from Johns Hopkins University. Michelle’s opinions have been featured in international media outlets, including The Washington Post, BBC, The Independent, and CNN, and she has served as a guest speaker on matters ranging from humanitarian crises in Africa to the Kremlin’s political prisoners.