Jessica Ewing

Student assistant

Jessica Ewing is a student assistant to the Master of Arts in Human Rights programme and a member of the 2021 class. Originally from the US, she came to the programme with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Davidson College and years of experience in the reproductive health field, working most recently as the practice manager of a midwife-led birth center. Her focus within the master’s programme has been in the area of business and human rights, with a particular interest in the intersection of human rights and the environment. Her thesis centers on the safeguarding of land-related rights within agricultural investments, and she intends to pursue a career in corporate accountability upon graduation.