Sara Osman is currently a law student pursuing her J.D. at Berkeley Law. Sara is from Minneapolis, Minnesota and she is a product of the thriving Somali community in the city. She is a graduate of the University of Minnesota where she studied African American/African Studies and Global Studies with a concentration on human rights in sub-Saharan Africa. Through her time as a local community organizer, she has worked on issues relating to immigration, governmental surveillance, and Islamophobia. In law school, she has been recently selected as a 2021 fellow by the Human Rights Center at Berkeley Law and is also the incoming editor-in-chief of the Berkeley Journal of Middle Eastern and Islamic Law. Sara hopes to use her legal education to serve her community and is interested in topics relating to international human rights and migration.
Updated May 2021
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