PHRGE Announces Its Fall Fellows


08.20.21 — The Program on Human Rights and the Global Economy (PHRGE) at Northeastern University School of Law is pleased to welcome its fall fellows, Mackenzie Darling ’22 and Bavani Sridhar ’22. Every quarter, 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.

Fall 2021 PHRGE Fellows
Mackenzie Darling ’22
Women’s Law Project: Western Pennsylvania
(Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) (Remote)
Mackenzie will assist in protecting the human rights of women and girls by defending access to reproductive healthcare, combatting sex and gender discrimination, and advocating for workplace equity.
Bavani Sridhar ’22
Eviction Defense Network
(Los Angeles, California)
Bavani will work with housing advocates to combat homelessness, unfair evictions, and gentrification through direct legal services and legislative initiatives designed to protect low-income tenants in the Los Angeles area.

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.