The IntLawGrrls editorial team is delighted to welcome a new student editor to the blog: Nelly Gordpour.
Nelly Gordpour is a 2L at the Cardozo School of Law. Nelly is a Staff Editor on the Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution and is currently a legal intern with the Benjamin B. Ferencz Human Rights and Atrocity Prevention Clinic, where she is currently working on a strategic advocacy and corporate responsibility project in Brazil. Nelly also previously held a competitive fellowship with Humanity-In-Action, and worked as an administrative officer with the the American Branch of the International Law Association. Prior to law school, she worked as a researcher within the U.N. human rights system and formerly worked with Human Rights Watch and the Open Society Foundations. Nelly graduated Magna Cum Laude from CUNY Hunter College with a degree in Sociology and Certificate in Human Rights. As a Muse Arts Scholar at Hunter, she exhibited her photographic work on the Iranian-American diaspora, and was granted the Benjamin Ringer Award by the Department of Sociology for scholarship in the areas of ethnic and race relations.