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Audrey Taylor

Senior Researcher, Health and Human Rights Program

Human Rights Center


Audrey Taylor, MDP, RN serves as the Senior Researcher with the Health and Human Rights Program where she applies nearly fifteen years’ experience in healthcare and international development to human rights research and advocacy. Since receiving her Master of Development Practice (MDP) from UC Berkeley in 2016, she has conducted and managed a large portfolio of research in global health, humanitarian response, and sexual and gender-based violence in Uganda, Jordan, Afghanistan, Cameroon, Myanmar, and the United States, partnering with academic, governmental, and non-governmental professionals from countries across Africa and the Middle East, as well as organizations such as the International Rescue Committee, Save the Children, and Plan UK, and funders such as the State of California, the Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM) and the USAID-OFDA. She previously served as a Co-Chair for Human Rights Watch’s Young Professionals Network. As a graduate student, Audrey served as a graduate researcher and intern with Human Rights Watch and the Human Rights Center’s Sexual Violence Program, as well as Program Manager for the Global Adolescent Health Colloquium at UC Berkeley’s Center for Global Public Health. Audrey also holds a B.S. in Nursing summa cum laude, and has worked as a pediatric critical care RN at hospitals such as UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.