ImeIme Umana – first black woman to serve at the helm of prestigious journal.
ImeIme Umana was on Sunday elected the president of the Harvard Law Review.
Umana becomes the first black woman to serve at the helm of the prestigious journal.
According to her LinkedIn profile, she graduated from Harvard College in 2014, expects to receive her Harvard law degree in 2018.
She focused on government and African American studies as an undergraduate, while working at Harvard’s Hiphop Archive & Research Institute and serving as president of the university’s Institute of Politics.
She has also worked as a criminal law investigative intern for the public defender’s office in Washington, D.C., an experience that, she said in 2013, opened her eyes to injustice.
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