Heather Zimmerman

Student Staff Editor

Heather Zimmerman is a JD candidate at Yale Law School and has a background in human rights advocacy and research. Prior to law school, Heather spent over a decade working on grassroots advocacy and community organizing efforts in the United States, Uganda, India, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. She has supported efforts to increase access to health care, housing, economic security, and freedom from violence. Heather received an M.Sc. in International Development and Humanitarian Emergencies from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) as well as an M.Sc. in Violence, Conflict, and Development from SOAS, University of London. At Yale Law School, Heather is a staff editor for the Yale Journal of International Law and a member of the Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic. She spent her 1L summer as a judicial intern with the U.S. District Court, District of Maryland and as a legal intern with the Office of the General Counsel, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).

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