Maggie Andresen (she/her) is the Human Rights Center Communications Specialist. She is also a freelance photojournalist and reporter interested in the intersection of human rights. society, climate, gender, and justice. Maggie has investigated the arbitrary detention of transgender women in Rwandan transit centers, the continuing impact of oil spills in the Niger Delta, the forced eviction of coastal communities in Lagos, and more. She has been published in The Guardian, VICE World News, Undark Magazine, The Lily / Washington Post, Reuters, and The Telegraph, among others. Maggie is an alumna of the Eddie Adams Workshop, a fellow of the International Women’s Media Foundation, a member of the Women Photograph collective, and an alumna of the U.S. Fulbright Program. Prior to her appointment, she was living and working in Lagos, Nigeria. Maggie holds a Bachelor's degree in journalism from Temple University, and sits on the Temple Journalism Advisory Board. She is HEFAT certified through Global Journalist Security, and holds a certificate in climate and sustainability reporting from the Thomson Reuters Foundation. Maggie is a member of the Overseas Press Club of America, the Frontline Freelance Register, and the National Press Photographers Association, among others.