Siena Anstis

Siena Anstis is a Swedish-Canadian second-year law student (BCL/LLB McGill University), freelance journalist and development communications consultant based in Montreal, Canada. She is currently a Legal Research Fellow with the Center for International Law and Sustainable Development, as well as Chair of the McGill Faculty of Law Human Rights Working Group. She recently completed a legal internship with the Cambodian League for the Promotion and Defence of Human Rights in Phnom Penh. Previously, she worked with Battery Operated Systems for Community Outreach(BOSCO) in Northern Uganda and the Aga Khan Foundation in Nairobi, Kenya. Recipient of the 2009 Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) Journalism and Development Award, she has written about ICT4D, human rights and other social issues in Syria, Cambodia, Kenya, Uganda and Kosovo. She is also founder and advisor for Women of Kireka, a women’s cooperative in Kireka, Uganda and Project Diaspora team member. [+]