PHRGE Announces Its Spring Fellows
02.05.21 — The Program on Human Rights and the Global Economy (PHRGE) at Northeastern University School of Law is pleased to welcome three new appointees, Catalina Carbonell ’21, Huda Khwaja ’21 and A. Tope Tokan-Lawal LLM ’21 to its prestigious fellowship program. Every quarter, PHRGE provides fellowships to outstanding JD and LLM students who have chosen to work with co-op organizations that protect and promote human rights. Each fellow receives $3,500 in financial aid.
Spring PHRGE Fellowship Recipients
|Catalina Carbonell ’21
Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, Washington, DC (Remote)
Catalina will work in the “Follow-up of Recommendations Section” where she will research human rights violations for the Commission’s Annual Report and assist with monitoring compliance with the Commission’s recommendations.
|Huda Khwaja ’21
The Advocates for Human Rights Minneapolis, MN (Remote)
Huda will promote human rights in Minnesota and in the United States through client representation and policy reform in the areas of immigrant justice, racial justice and human trafficking.
|A. Tope Tokan-Lawal LLM ’21
Center for Law and EducationBoston, MA (Remote)
Tope will support the Center’s goals of promoting policy changes aimed at educational equity and advocating for the rights of all students, particularly those with a low income, to quality education.
About Northeastern University School of Law
The nation’s leader in experiential legal education since 1968, Northeastern University School of Law offers the longest-running, most extensive experience-based legal education program in the country and is a national leader in legal education reform. Founded with cooperative legal education as the cornerstone of its program, Northeastern guarantees its students unparalleled practical legal work experiences. All students participate in full-time legal placements, and can choose from the more than 1,500 employers worldwide participating in the school’s signature Cooperative Legal Education Program. Northeastern University School of Law blends theory and practice, providing students with a unique set of skills and experience to successfully practice law.
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About the Program on Human Rights and the Global Economy
The Program on Human Rights and the Global Economy (PHRGE) is at the center of the School of Law’s human rights efforts and works closely with scholars, institutions and advocates nationally and internationally to address issues of human rights and economic development. Reflecting our faculty's interests, PHRGE is particularly engaged with the international movement to promote economic, social and cultural rights.