Andrea Gillespie

Andrea Gillespie

Advocacy Coordinator


Andrea Gillespie is the Advocacy Coordinator for the Washington, DC office of American Jewish World Service (AJWS). She grew up in Ohio and holds a Master of Public Policy and Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Near Eastern Studies from the University of Michigan. Prior to joining AJWS in 2018, Andrea worked in refugee resettlement and protection in the United States, most notably as a Refugee Protection and Advocacy Fellow at Human Rights First, where she worked on the Travel Ban case.

Andrea completed her Fulbright fellowship in Turkey from 2015-2016.

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