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Co-op 1

International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), Paris, France

Working in close collaboration with human rights federations worldwide, Sarah carried out research to provide justice to victims of an illegal toxic waste dumping in the Ivory Coast, including analyzing interviews with victims and their lawyers and helping to verify the facts of the case

Research Assistant

Under the direction of Professor Sonia Elise Rolland, Sarah worked on research related to international trade development.

Co-op 2

Global Potential, , US, France, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Nicaragua

Working under the supervision of a Northeastern alumnus, Sarah looked closely at Global Potential from a legal perspective, edited its bylaws and designed its tax structure.                 

Co-op 3

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Washington, DC

Combining her legal knowledge with the in-depth understanding of international development she gained at the Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University, Sarah helped monitor gender and human rights issues in 27 Caribbean countries.

Academic Exchange

Sciences Po Law School, Paris France

Electives

  • Negotiation
  • International Law
  • International Legal Research
  • Planning and Implementation (Heller School for Social Policy and Management)
  • Conflict of Laws and Cross-Border Litigation (Sciences Po)

Co-op 4

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Calais, France

Sarah carried out direct legal advocacy and strategies to protect Sudanese, Eritrean, Ethiopian, Afghan, Chadian, Somali, Moroccan and Nigerian refugees in France

After graduation

Managing Director and Founder, Global Potential, US, France, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Nicaragua.

Result

A defender of human rights armed with deep experience in international law.