Holly Dranginis, Senior Policy Analyst


Holly is a Senior Policy Analyst for the Enough Project where she focuses on the Democratic Republic of Congo, Lord's Resistance Army, and Central African Republic. Holly is an attorney specializing in international criminal justice, sexual and gender-based violence, and natural resource trafficking. Holly has worked on numerous regional and international criminal cases, including the case against former-Liberian President Charles Taylor and the genocide case against former-Guatemalan President Efrain Rios Montt. She has litigation experience at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia and the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, as well as representing and supporting victims of sexual violence, forced disappearances, and torture. In 2008, she was a consultant to then-ICC Chief Prosecutor Luis Moreno Ocampo, and later led a program in Northern Uganda introducing human rights curriculum into conflict-affected schools. In 2007, Holly was a Fulbright Scholar in Guatemala where she worked with the UN Office for the High Commissioner for Human Rights and local organizations investigating genocide crimes and violence against women in urban settings. In 2005, she worked as a consultant to truth commission efforts in Peru and Paraguay, gathering testimony from victims of civil war and dictatorship. 

Holly holds a J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law and a B.A. in international relations and history from Connecticut College. She speaks Spanish.