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Vera Dimoplon, the assistant dean of student affairs at Cambridge College in Boston, is an international human-rights and international disability rights professional. She has a master's degree in diplomacy and international relations from Seton Hall University and master's degree in special education from Ball State University.

March 12, 2021 
While recently attending a virtual tour of the United Nations Office at Vienna, I was astonished to learn that the translation services did not include sign language interpreters. There are six official UN languages — Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish — that provide “clear and concise communication on issues of global importance,” according …
August 11, 2017 
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is facing the largest refugee crisis since its inception. The agency, which was created to respond to the overwhelming number of refugees after World War II, has seen its mandate expand while its resources have stayed flat. A funding reform that gives the agency the autonomy and …

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