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AI & Inequities 

May 11, 2022

Dana Dyer L’22 has authored a trailblazing report shining a light on how AI contributes to racial bias in hiring processes for Black educators.

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AI and Implicit Bias 

April 25, 2022

Veda Handa LLM’22 shares her reflections on the Spring 2022 “Policy Lab on AI and Implicit Bias” with Prof. Rangita de Silva de Alwis.

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Rangita de Silva de Alwis and Perry House Executive Director LaShawn R. Jefferson discuss the UN bill of rights for women 

March 8, 2022

LaShawn R. Jefferson, Executive Director of Perry World House (left) joined Rangita de Silva de Alwis, Associate Dean of International Affairs of the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, in a conversation on global women’s rights.

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Meet Lipman Fellow Juni Nyheim Solbraekke LLM’22 

February 22, 2022

For Solbraekke, the interdisciplinary philanthropy program offers a chance to test and flex her leadership skills.

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2022 Global Institute for Human Rights offers immersive experience in human rights advocacy 

February 1, 2022

The 2022 GIHR will be held in late May through early June, and applications are now being accepted through April 29.

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Simone Hunter-Hobson L’23 calls on the legal community to prioritize Black women’s health in new report 

January 26, 2022

The work is part of a longer report entitled “A Place at the Table,” written by students in Professor Rangita de Silva de Alwis’s “Women, Law, and Leadership” class.

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Spike in child marriages may be ‘the most disturbing fallout of the Taliban takeover’ 

November 30, 2021

De Silva de Alwis explains why there has been an increase in marriages of underage girls in Afghanistan and what could be done to improve girls’ lives.

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Cherie Blair gives voices to students in the ‘Women, Law, and Leadership’ seminar 

November 29, 2021

Blair discussed Cherie Blair Foundation for Women, which works with “challenging stereotypes holding women entrepreneurs back from success and equality.”

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2021 Global Institute for Human Rights’ Hackathon aimed to build a more equal and sustainable post-COVID-19 world 

October 18, 2021

The 2021 Global Institute for Human Rights - Build Back Better focused on generating novel approaches to address human rights challenges during a global pandemic.

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