Charlotte Finegold



Charlotte Finegold is a law student and researcher who focuses on cross-border migration and human rights issues. Before coming to law school, Charlotte earned a master’s degree in refugee and forced migration studies from the University of Oxford and a bachelor’s degree in English from Yale University, where she was a Human Rights Scholar. She has assisted refugees and migrants at UNRWA, the Advocates for Human Rights, Junta for Progressive Action, and the Legal Resources Centre. She also worked as a paralegal in the Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic at Yale Law School, where she contributed to advocacy to end solitary confinement and other rights abuses in Connecticut prisons. Since 2015, Charlotte has also volunteered with the Dr. Hawa Abdi Foundation, where she co-created a human rights curriculum for high-school and college classrooms in Somalia and a training program for teachers working with displaced students throughout Africa. In law school, Charlotte has interned with the Center for Gender & Refugee Studies, served as a Lead Articles Editor & Submissions Editor for the Stanford Environmental Law Journal, participated in the Three Strikes Project, and co-led the Stanford Immigration & Human Rights Law Association, Stanford Law Students for Climate Action, and the Stanford International Refugee Project pro bono. She is a member of Stanford’s Immigrants’ Rights Clinic. Charlotte is from New Jersey.