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We are a unique non-profit corporation with experience using international human rights mechanisms from Seattle

Board members



Board Member

Karla's current work as head of the Mexican National Commission to Search for Disappeared Persons enlightens GRA's mission to guide victims, communities and other organizations through the process of understanding the requirements for finding international legal remedies when they are seeking redress or awareness. Her expertise navigating relationships with governmental offices, civil society and international organizations are key for GRA's mission of seeking effective remedies for victims. She holds a Law and PDH degree from the Autonomous University of Mexico and an LLM from Harvard University Law School. 



Interim Treasurer

Angelitas's combined expertise in international human rights law and political affairs at the Universal and Regional level guides GRA's results driven work and ambition to position the organization as key actor in the future development of international law. Her leadership as Director of the Advocacy and Litigation Program at the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Center strengthens GRA's mission to advise victims on the use of international mechanisms. A Colombian lawyer  from the University of Ibague with an LLM in International Human Rights Law from the University of Notre Dame (United States), Ms. Baeyens is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center.

SU-School of Law
International Human Rights Clinic


UW-School of Law

Sustainable International Development Program



Executive Director and President

Directing GRA's docket, Alejandra brings her extensive experience of working within international organizations and representing both individuals and groups in a variety of human rights cases. An Argentinian lawyer from the National University of Tucuman with a Master Degree from the Pontifical University of Salamanca, Spain, she teaches human rights advocacy at the University of Washington, School of Law, training students to seek justice and redress through the use of international human rights law.



Jennifer guides GRA's mission to educate global rights advocates and leaders. Her experience teaching, advising, and mentoring lawyers throughout the world as the Associate Director of the Sustainable International Development LLM Program at the University of Washington School of Law provides GRA with valuable global perspective and connections.  She holds a JD from the University of California Berkeley School of Law.  Prior she was a litigation Associate with Davis Wright Tremaine LLP and served as a judicial law clerk on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.



Catalina shapes GRA's vision on training  lawyers on the use of international human rights law,  incorporating students' perspectives at the organization and developing GRA seminars and workshops for Universities.  Her experience working with children, youth, migrants and farmers enhance GRA's victim-centered approach in conducting human rights work. She is a Chilean-American  pursuing a JD-LLM Degree in Sustainable International Development at the University of Washington School of Law. She was selected as a Global Business Law Fellow for her interest on the intersection of business and human rights.

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