Sylvie (Sos Femmes en Danger – SOSFED): Sylvie was born in Butare, Rwanda, and moved from Kigali to Kampala and Alberta, Canada. She arrived in the United States as a permanent resident in 1994. She received a BA in Government and a BS in Communication from the University of Texas at Austin in 2004. She then worked on anti-sex trafficking and immigrant rights campaigns in Washington D.C. and Austin, Texas. In 2008, Sylvie was selected as a legal intern for the National Service of Gacaca Jurisdictions in Kigali, Rwanda. She received her J.D. from the University of Wisconsin Law School, with a concentration in International Law, in 2010. After her fellowship, Sylvie wrote: “I learned that I can follow something through even though at times it seems impossible."