Erika Asgeirsson is a Masiyiwa-Bernstein Fellow at Human Rights First. She conducts research and analysis, develops recommendations to counter hate and extremism in Europe, and advocates for a U.S. foreign policy centered on tolerance and respect for human rights. Erika has a J.D. from New York University School of Law and B.A. in History from the George Washington University. Before attending law school, Erika was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Burkina Faso, where she worked with a rural health clinic promoting health education.