Kristin Wright

Director of Advocacy at Open Doors USA; Writer Covering Human Rights, Religious Freedom, and Refugee Issues

Kristin Wright is the director of advocacy at Open Doors USA. She is a contributor on human rights, international religious freedom and refugee issues at The Huffington Post and FOX News, among other outlets. She has traveled widely throughout the Middle East and North Africa. Her recent trips include meeting with the parents of the kidnapped Chibok girls while in Nigeria, visiting with displaced Christians in Iraq, as well as Syrian refugees in Lebanon, and victims of persecution in Ethiopia and Colombia. Kristin’s background in refugee resettlement inspired her 2013 TEDx talk titled, “The Power of Welcome.” She blogs at