Hajar Habbach provides administrative and programmatic support to PHR’s Asylum Program, which works with a network of over 1,700 clinicians to provide forensic evaluations to asylum seekers. She contributes to the growth of PHR’s partnerships with medical schools and facilities, and assists with the Asylum Program’s evaluation trainings for medical professional.
Prior to joining PHR, Habbach worked as the lead immigration paralegal at a private law firm in Boston, Massachusetts. In addition, Habbach has held internships with the United States Department of State and various NGOs, including the Women’s Islamic Initiative for Spirituality and Equality.
Habbach holds a MA from Harvard University in Middle Eastern Studies, and a BA from Boston University in International Relations.