Julia Dowling is the Senior Program Associate supporting the Alliance’s global advocacy efforts and the CEO. Prior to joining the Alliance, Julia was a Human Rights Officer with the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)’s Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina, where she led a field team in monitoring and advocating for the rights of vulnerable populations. Julia has also worked with women genocide survivors and youth peacebuilders at several Bosnian NGOs, and was a Western Balkans Analyst with a US-government contractor. Julia served as a Research Assistant with the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), Regional Office for Europe. She also worked on policy, advocacy, and communications at Jubilee USA Network in DC. She has an MA in Human Rights and Democracy from the Universities of Bologna & Sarajevo, a BA in International Affairs and African Studies from Smith College, and is working proficient in Bosnian/Serbian/Croatian.