Harvard Law School/Harvard Kennedy School
Southern Center for Human Rights
Imani Franklin is a JD student at Harvard Law School and an MPP student at the Harvard Kennedy School, where she is part of the Dubin Fellows Program for Emerging Leaders. Imani plans to commit her career to combatting human rights violations both in the United States and internationally.
Before law school, Imani worked on gender justice issues at the Ford Foundation and with youth and women's empowerment nonprofits in Jordan and Egypt. This summer, she will serve as an intern with the Southern Center for Human Rights, which addresses human rights violations in the U.S. criminal justice system through impact litigation and policy advocacy. On campus, Imani is involved with the Black Law Students Association, the Harvard Immigration Project, and the Harvard Law Review. Imani graduated from Stanford University in 2013 with a degree in International Relations and Arabic. Imani is originally from Atlanta, GA.