About: Akhila Kolisetty
Akhila Kolisetty serves as a Development Advisor of Justice for All Organization (JFAO), a non-profit that works to strengthen the rule of law and expand access to legal services for women and girls in Afghanistan. Starting in fall 2012, she is also a student at Harvard Law School, and aspires to a career in human rights and development, with a focus on community-based legal services and women's rights. In the past, she's studied legal empowerment at the grassroots level with BRAC in Bangladesh, worked with a civil rights law firm in Washington D.C., and counseled South Asian immigrant survivors of domestic violence. She graduated from Northwestern University in 2010, where she studied at the London School of Economics and wrote an honours thesis on transitional justice in Rwanda and Sierra Leone. This is a cross post from her blog.
Recent Posts by Akhila Kolisetty
Recent Comments by Akhila Kolisetty
- March 29, 2012 on Why I became involved with whydev and why you should too
- January 10, 2012 on Poor families simply do not love one another
- December 25, 2011 on Thank you, happy holidays, and we’ll see you in 2012!
- December 16, 2011 on Why mindfulness is essential for development workers
- October 28, 2011 on Don’t write off the slacktivist.