Born in Tasmania, Australia. She holds a Law Degree with honours, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. A Masters in Security Studies, Centre for International Security Studies, University of Sydney and an MPhil in African Studies, Centre for African Studies, University of Cambridge. Sabrina has focused on the political and security situations in the Great Lakes region of Africa throughout her academic studies, having completed two theses on politics and legal pluralism in South Kivu, Eastern DR Congo. She has previously worked as an advisor to the Attorney-General of Australia and the Human Rights and Disability Discrimination Commissioner of Australia. She has worked on research projects for Universities in South Africa and has written extensively on Australia-Africa relations for the Australian Strategic Policy Institute. Sabrina has a passionate interest in politics and human rights issues in the Great Lakes region of Africa. She continuously strives to improve her language skills in Swahili and Kinyarwanda/Kirundi. She lives in Eastern Province, Rwanda.