Jacqueline Murekatete is a human rights activist who was born in Rwanda in 1984. She lost most of her family to the 1994 Genocide against Tutsis in Rwanda. She participates in human rights and genocide prevention forums around the world. She received a B.A. in Politics from New York University, and a J.D. from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. She received the Ina Kay Award (Anti-Defamation League); the Global Peace and Tolerance Award (Friends of the United Nations); the Moral Courage Award (American Jewish Committee), The Ellis Island Medal of Honor Award, the Do Something Award, the Imbuto Foundation's Celebrating Young Rwandan Achievers Award from the First Lady of Rwanda, and New York University’s Distinguished Young Alumna Award. In 2007, she founded Jacqueline's Human Rights Corner, a genocide prevention program under the umbrella of Miracle Corners of the World, a NY-based nonprofit organization, and has raised over $500,000 to build a community Center in Rwanda.