Annie Wilcox Boyajian | Freedom House

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Annie Wilcox Boyajian

Director of Advocacy

Annie Wilcox Boyajian is Director of Advocacy at Freedom House, and leads Freedom House’s advocacy to the U.S. government and collaboration with American human rights groups.

Prior to joining Freedom House, she spent seven years on Capitol Hill, working in both the Senate and the House. During her time on the Hill, Boyajian focused on foreign policy, human rights, and appropriations issues, and served most recently as a Legislative Director. She has worked extensively on freedom of expression and freedom of religion issues, and holds a Master’s degree in International Affairs: U.S. Foreign Policy from American University’s School of International Service. Her Master’s research project focused on China’s influence on African media.


Why and How Tillerson Should Address Human Rights on China Visit | The Diplomat — March 15, 2017

How Congress can help religious believers in China | The Hill — March 12, 2017

As Ethiopia heads toward crisis, Congress must act | The Hill — August 28, 2016

Articles & Reports by Annie Wilcox Boyajian