It is our great pleasure to introduce our new IntLawGrrls contributor Sandra Wisner!
Sandra is a Canadian human rights lawyer working as a Bertha Justice Fellow with the Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti on UN accountability matters and as the liaison to fellows at the Bureau des Avocats Internationaux’s in Haiti. Prior to joining IJDH, Sandra worked as a UN legal consultant assisting with the prosecution of the most senior surviving membres of the Khmer Rouge at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia. She has litigated plaintiff-side discrimination and tort cases in Toronto, Canada, and spent a year in South Africa assisting the Legal Resources Centre in their representation of victims at the Marikana Commission of Inquiry. Sandra holds Canadian J.D. and Honours Bachelor of Arts degrees as well as an Advanced LL.M. in Public International Law from Leiden University, specializing in business and human rights.