Introducing our new Student Editors: Sophia Ramcharitar and Marina Coriale

Sophia Ramcharitar is a first-year law student at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. She is from Long Island, NY and attended American University in Washington, D.C., where she graduated with her B.A. in International Studies. Throughout her undergraduate career, Sophia worked in various capacities at the U.S. House and Senate, U.S. Department of State and Congressional Research Service. Most recently, she served as Communications Assistant – Social Media at the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition. As Sophia begins her legal career, she is eager to learn more about international human rights issues while elevating diverse voices within discourse on international law.

Marina Coriale is a first year law student at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York City, and is a representative on the executive board of the Cardozo International Law Society. Marina grew up in upstate New York, and graduated summa cum laude at the University at Buffalo, with a B.A. in Psychology, Political Science, and International Studies, while also earning her certificate in Paralegal Studies. During her time at UB, Marina conducted her own research and thesis centered around violence against women, and participated in a research lab concerning women’s reproductive and sexual health. She has a particular interest in the intersection between gender-based violence and international human rights in the MENA region. Before entering law school, Marina worked at an immigration firm during the past year, working primarily on asylum and visa cases, and previously worked at the New York Division of Human Rights and the Buffalo Federal Courthouse. Overall, Marina approaches her work with a trauma-informed lens, and hopes to work in tandem with underrepresented communities to help heal the deep gashes of inequality in systems of power around the world.

Heartfelt Welcome!


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