Marit Buddenbaum is a student assistant at Leiden Law School, where she is currently involved in research projects regarding refugee children in the Netherlands and Europe, including a project for the conference Lost in Migration II of Missing Children Europe. Marit is also a part-time student in the Program Advanced Studies in International Children’s Rights. Last year, she won the award of Best Applicant Team at the International Children’s Rights Moot Court Competition 2017 on the topic of refugee children in Europe. Furthermore, she was active as youth representative of the UNICEF Netherlands and an intern in their children’s rights and business team. Before this, Marit graduated with honors from the Masters of Arts in Global History and International Relations and graduated cum laude from her Bachelor of Arts from University College Roosevelt. She is continually motivated by her passion for social justice, human rights and children’s rights.