Robin.Reineke

Speaker Profile

Robin Reineke

Robin Reineke is the co-founder and Executive Director of the Colibri Center for Human Rights, a nonprofit organization that advocates for families of missing and lost migrants, last seen crossing the US-Mexico border. Reineke co-founded Colibrí building on nearly a decade of work to support migrants’ human rights through forensic science, anthropology, and advocacy. From Seattle, Washington, Reineke received a BA in anthropology from Bryn Mawr College, and an MA in anthropology from the University of Arizona, where she is currently a doctoral candidate in the School of Anthropology, completing her dissertation. Her work has been featured in the BBC, the New York Times, TIME Magazine, the Los Angeles Times, The Economist, The Nation, and the documentary film, Who Is Dayani Cristal? In 2014, she was awarded the Institute for Policy Studies’ Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Award, and was honored as one of Tucson’s “40 Under 40” by the Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. She is an Echoing Green Global Fellow.