PHRGE Announces Its Spring Scholars


12.16.22 — The Program on Human Rights and the Global Economy (PHRGE) at Northeastern University School of Law is pleased to welcome its spring scholars, Princess Diaz-Bîrca ’23, Emma Nyabisi Onsongo LLM ’23 and Isabella Ulm ’24. Every term, PHRGE provides financial support to outstanding JD and LLM students who have chosen to work with co-op organizations that protect and promote human rights.

Spring 2023 Scholars

Princess Diaz-Bîrca ’23
Louisiana Center for Children's Rights
(New Orleans, Louisiana)
Princess will contribute to dismantling the current iteration of the juvenile criminal system by advocating for a child-centered approach in criminal procedures and collaborating with public defenders to keep youth out of prison

Emma Nyabisi Onsongo LLM ’23
Massachusetts Law Reform Institute
(Boston, Massachusetts)
Emma will promote human rights by assisting the Family Law and Domestic Violence department with legal research, legal reports, administrative advocacy, legislative drafting and advocacy and litigation.
Isabella Ulm ’24
National Immigrant Justice Center
(Washington, DC, and Chicago, Illinois)
Isabella will work with NIJC's Litigation and Policy teams to protect the rights of immigrants, expose systemic abuse in the immigration detention and enforcement system, and demand accountability when agencies violate human rights.

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. Northeastern guarantees its students unparalleled practical legal work experiences through its signature Cooperative Legal Education Program. More than 1,000 employers worldwide in a wide range of legal, government, nonprofit and business organizations participate in the program. With a focus on social justice and innovation, Northeastern University School of Law blends theory and practice, providing students with a unique set of skills and experiences to successfully practice law.

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