Our Executive Board
FOUNDER & DIRECTOR
Adith Srinivasan is an undergraduate student at the University of Edinburgh, pursuing a Master’s of Arts in Politics, Philosophy and Economics (PPE). Originally hailing from the United States, Adith served as a Youth Ambassador to Germany for the U.S. Department of State in 2019-2020, as a recipient of the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX) Study Abroad Scholarship. In addition to serving in executive positions on various student organisations and think tanks, Adith has written on a wide range of subjects, including global health, economic development, the politics of time, and international security. As one of the founders of FGHR, Adith strongly believes that human rights is a necessarily collaborative and interdisciplinary space, within which the voice, potential, and impact of youth simply cannot be underestimated.
COMMS. & MARKETING DIRECTOR
Nina Butslova is originally from Russia and has recently graduated from the University of Edinburgh, completing her degree in History and Spanish. At the University of Edinburgh, she specialised in the topics of Latin American human rights, with particular focus on Cuba and Argentina. She is also interested in the topic of genocide, specifically researching the Guatemalan genocide and that of the indigenous people in Brazil. She is about to embark on a masters degree in Latin American Studies in the University of Oxford where she will focus on Latin American human rights and development. Having researched human rights issues extensively and with the urgency for action really emerging with the current devastating events in Ukraine and the growing human rights crises in Russia, Nina is a passionate advocate for change. She speaks Russian, Spanish and French and aspires for a career in journalism or documentary film making.
Jessica Motley is a 4th Year Law with Honours student at the University of Edinburgh where she is specialising her degree to focus on human rights, immigration and punishment. Through her roles as Co-President for Women in Law, a previous director for BlackED Movement, and a member of the Edinburgh Divison of Lawyers Without Borders, Jessica has only furthered her passion for human rights and advocating for minority voices. She looks forward to applying her passion in the future as she continues with her further education and research in the field of human rights.
Christina is a third-year student at the University of Edinburgh, majoring in International Relations and International Law. Born and raised in Hong Kong, she developed an interest in human rights after witnessing the anti-extradition demonstrations that unfolded in her hometown from 2019 to 2020. Seeking a space to connect with like-minded individuals and practically apply her passion for human rights, she joined FGHR in 2022 as an Events Officer and now works to organise thought-provoking and meaningful events throughout the United Kingdom for those interested in the field. Christina is fluent in English, Cantonese, Korean and Mandarin and hopes to pursue further education in the field of international human rights law.