EPIIC and the Oslo Freedom Forum

by tuftsigl
Nov 03

Above photo of Caitlin Thompson and Jack Margolin with Garry Kasparov, Chairman of the Human Rights Foundation

On October 20th, Jack Margolin, Caitlin Thompson, and Orlando Economos, students in the EPIIC program traveled to Oslo, Norway along with Sherman Teichman to participate in the Oslo Freedom Forum, an international gathering of human rights activists, political dissidents, and security experts from around the world. They met with such personalities as two members of Pussy Riot, Garry Kasparov, and Mikhail Khodorkovsky, along with countless others. The described their experience as eye-opening, and providing incredible opportunities going forward.

Above photo of Sherman Teichman, Caitlin Thompson, Jack Margolin Jeffrey Wright (actor and co-founder and chairman of the Taia Peace Foundation), and Orlando Economos