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Nimo Ali L’23

Nimo Ali L’23

Nimo Ali is a 2L from Minneapolis, MN. She attended Carleton College, where she majored in Sociology and Anthropology. Prior to attending Penn Law, she worked in education policy and administration for eight years in Philadelphia and New York. Additionally, she served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Madagascar, working with thirty community health workers on nutrition and permagardening with a focus on child and maternal health.

This summer, she worked at Street Democracy, a community-lawyering non-profit in Detroit, MI, supporting a small staff providing legal services to veterans and houseless people with housing, resolving legal fees and fines, and working with providers to offer holistic services. Additionally, Nimo was a research assistant for Professors Kermit Roosevelt supporting his work on the Supreme Court Reform Commission to investigate and propose potential statutorily solutions to enact term limits. Lastly, she supported Professor Dorothy Roberts in the final stages of completing her book.

At Penn Law, Nimo is a board member of Penn’s Law Students for Democratic Society, an Associate Editor on the Journal of Law and Social Change, and will be a teaching assistant for Professor Kermit Roosevelt’s spring Constitutional Law class. In her free time, she enjoys running, writing, basketball, reading, and cooking dinner for loved ones.