Henrike Dessaules

Henrike Dessaules is the Communications Director at IRAP. In this role, Henrike leads IRAP’s communications strategy and media relations.

Prior to joining IRAP, Henrike managed programs and communications at the Council for European Studies, a research institute at Columbia University promoting research on European policy and social affairs through international conferences, digital publications, and research grants. Before moving to New York, she also managed communications for the European Network for Women in Leadership in Paris, France.

Henrike holds an M.A. in North American Studies, History, and Literature from Freie Universität Berlin and has worked as a translator between English, German, and French. She has written numerous articles on the intersection of gender and migration and volunteered with New Women New Yorkers and Women’s Information Network.