Anisha Gopi, 2014

Anisha completed her Bachelor in Laws from the National Law School of India University, Bangalore in 2008, where she was a gold medallist for her pro bono legal work with underprivileged women and children. Since graduation she has worked extensively with both the private sector and non-governmental organisations. She was part of the Dispute Resolution and Arbitration Team of Amarchand Mangaldas, a leading commercial law firm in India, acting as solicitors in contentious disputes for major corporations. In 2010, she took up a position as a program coordinator in Majlis, an NGO working for women’s rights in Mumbai. Subsequently she was invited to be a Researcher at the Centre for Women and Law at the National Law School of India University, Bangalore where she currently coordinates a Ford Foundation project that trains young legal professionals and law students to become effective human rights lawyers. She is also a part of a think tank that advises the Indian government on legal and policy issues.

At The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, she is interested in studying international law and human rights.

Languages

  • English
  • Kannada
  • Hindi
  • Tulu