Lucy Calcott is a junior in Jonathan Edwards college studying Global Affairs and Education Studies. Before coming to Yale, she spent three years working on women and children's rights projects in her home of Limpopo, South Africa, as well as in Cambodia, Indonesia, and the UK. Over the past summer, she carried out a series of parent-educator training and rape prevention workshops in partnership with the South African Department of Social Development and Modimolle-Mookgopong Mayors Office after being nominated a Davis Projects for Peace Fellow. She has worked on programs supporting the reintegration of victims of violence, and in 2019 co-authored a re-skilling curriculum for victims of sex trafficking in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. In 2023 she was a first responder and human rights documenter during the Shokahola Massacre in Kilifi County, Kenya, and a Peace and Dialogue Leadership Initiative Fellow, researching the role of identity in the conflict in Palestine and Israel. Lucy serves as student liaison for the Jackson School of Global Affairs and is under-secretary general for Yale Model African Union. She has written for the World Association Infant Journal of Mental Health on the crisis in the Early Childhood Educator sector during the COVID-19 pandemic in America and works on gender-based violence and femicide prevention research in Sub-Saharan Africa. During her free time, she loves to paint, host friends for tea, and bake South African treats.