Anisha Gopi, 2014

Anisha completed her Bachelor in Laws from the National Law School of India University, Bangalore in 2008, where she was a gold medallist for her pro bono legal work with underprivileged women and children. Since graduation she has worked extensively with both the private sector and non-governmental organisations. She was part of the Dispute Resolution and Arbitration Team of Amarchand Mangaldas, a leading commercial law firm in India, acting as solicitors in contentious disputes for major corporations. In 2010, she took up a position as a program coordinator in Majlis, an NGO working for women’s rights in Mumbai. Subsequently she was invited to be a Researcher at the Centre for Women and Law at the National Law School of India University, Bangalore where she currently coordinates a Ford Foundation project that trains young legal professionals and law students to become effective human rights lawyers. She is also a part of a think tank that advises the Indian government on legal and policy issues.

At The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, she is interested in studying international law and human rights.


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