Marina Giannirakis

Scholarship Years: 2018

Current Employment

  • McLarty Scholar. Vital Voices Global Partnership

Giannirakis earned her degree in sociology and criminology from John Carroll University with a minor in entrepreneurship. She interned with the Legal Aid of Arkansas and American Bar Association’s Commission on Immigration. Additionally, she acquired volunteer experience at a juvenile detention center in Cleveland, Ohio. She is focused on public service, including immigrant and refugee rights, criminal justice system reform and women’s rights. This summer she will be working with The Asia Foundation in Hanoi, Vietnam, focusing on the protection of the rights of overseas migrant workers. Additionally, she will be working on a research report on women-led small and medium enterprise in Vietnam.