Ruda is from Johannesburg, South Africa, and has just finished her undergraduate in Law. A friend referred her to Scalabrini. She was looking for a job and they asked her to think about Human Rights Law and Advocacy. She volunteers in the Advocacy department.
Leensa is from the Netherlands and Ethiopia but spent the majority of her life living in New York. Coming from a mixed background, she have always been interested in issues relating to integration and multiculturalism. She is currently pursuing a degree in political science at Reed College in Portland, Oregon.