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Josef Korbel School of International Studies Humanitarian Assistance Program

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Current Students

Gururoop Wazir

Humanitarian Assistance Student Gabriel Garcia

Gururoop Wazir is a MA candidate in International Development with a certificate in Humanitarian Assistance and concentration in global health.  She is particularly interested in the availability of sexual, reproductive and maternal health services during humanitarian crises as well as humanitarian protection issues surrounding gender-based violence.

Prior to her graduate studies at the Josef Korbel School, Gururoop worked for the International Rescue Committee resettlement office in Tucson, Arizona where she acted as the assistant program coordinator for the Refugee Youth Coalition. Additionally, Gururoop worked as a development/outreach and prevention intern at the Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation. In 2012, Gururoop participated in a global health study abroad in Gaborone, Botswana where she volunteered in urban and rural health clinics, focusing her work in reproductive health and HIV/AIDS prevention and management.

Most recently, Gururoop assisted in writing a report on sexual, reproductive health service provision in North Kivu Province, DRC as part of the Global Review of Reproductive Health in Emergencies led by the Inter-Agency Working Group on Reproductive Health in Crises.

Gururoop graduated from the University of Arizona in 2013 with a BA in International Studies and minor in Africana Studies.