Jordyn Abrams is a program associate in the Information and Media Practice. She mainly supports the Securing Access to Free Expression program but also works with the Media Empowerment for Democratic Sri Lanka program.
Before joining IREX, Jordyn worked at the nonprofit research organization NomoGaia as a risk screening researcher to assist in human rights due diligence for businesses. Additionally, Jordyn interned at a Belgian think tank, the European Citizens’ Rights, Involvement, and Trust Foundation, where she supported voting rights campaigns. She also interned on Capitol Hill for Congresswomen Diana DeGette.
Jordyn recently graduated from American University with a degree in international studies and a minor in communications. During her undergraduate career, Jordyn wrote her senior thesis on digital media’s impact on collective identity construction and collective action mobilization. She also studied Arabic.