Olivia Manes

Research Intern

Olivia Manes is a junior at Stanford University from Cathedral City, California. She studies International Relations and Comparative Literature, with an interest in environmental and economic justice issues, particularly in Latin America. Olivia has conducted extensive research on social, political, and environmental factors driving Latin American migration at the Center for Spatial and Textual Analysis (CESTA) at Stanford. She has also researched Native American tribal responses to the Trump Administration’s attempts to reduce the jurisdiction of the Clean Water Act. Most recently, she interned at the Global Press Institute, a nonprofit dedicated to training, supporting, and publishing the work of women journalists in underrepresented regions across the globe. This summer she will be working at the State Department’s Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Office of Western Hemisphere Affairs. In her free time, Olivia enjoys reading, studying Spanish and Russian, and hiking.