Carina Bentata Gryting, Legal Fellow, recently graduated from Harvard Law School, where she focused on international law and human rights. At Harvard, she was a student attorney for the Immigration and Refugee Clinic, representing asylum seekers, and for the International Human Rights Clinic, working with civil society organizations to support the nuclear weapons ban treaty at the United Nations. She was also on the executive board of the Law and International Development Society and an article editor for the Harvard International Law Journal.
During her final year of law school, she spent a semester at the University of Geneva, where she studied international and comparative law and received the Certificate in Transnational Law. Outside of Harvard, Carina has worked on Inter-American human rights litigation through internships with the Center for Justice and International Law in Washington, DC and Women’s Link Worldwide in Bogotá.
She also practiced domestic civil rights litigation through an internship with the ACLU Women’s Rights Project in New York. She received her undergraduate degree from Washington University in St. Louis in International Development and Legal Studies, and spent a semester in Argentina researching social movements and human rights through the School for International Training.