Brian Rawson Asylum Access
Brian Rawson is the Associate Director of Advocacy and Communications at Asylum Access, an organization committed to making human rights a reality for refugees through legal empowerment, policy reform, and global systems change. He works closely with staff from Africa, Asia, and Latin America to bring the story of Asylum Access to a broader audience. Rawson has extensive experience in policy advocacy, communications, and community engagement on issues pertaining to human rights, global health, and poverty relief. Previously he represented Nobel Peace Prize-awarded organization IPPNW at United Nations sessions on arms trafficking, and for more than a dozen years led grassroots advocacy mobilization for Oxfam America, helping to plan strategy for campaigns to reform U.S. foreign aid, improve corporate supply chain practices, and protect rights of small scale farmers and women. Rawson received a B.A. in Development Economics and International Development from Brown University.