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Gita Howard

Miami Law Human Rights Program Accountability Fellow


As the Miami Law Human Rights Program Accountability Fellow, Gita Howard supports Human Rights First's work to facilitate the use of targeted sanctions to hold human rights abusers and corrupt actors accountable around the world. 

During law school, Gita interned at the United Nations Office of Legal Affairs and the Tibetan Legal Association in Dharamshala, India. She also served as a legal intern and fellow at Miami Law's Human Rights Clinic. Prior to law school, Gita worked as a research assistant and interned as a reporter.

Gita received her J.D. and graduated cum laude from the University of Miami School of Law. At Miami Law, she co-founded and served as president of Miami Law's Human Rights Society. Gita was also published in and a member of Miami Law's International and Comparative Law Review. Gita holds a B.A. in psychology from Scripps College. During college, she participated in a study abroad workshop at the Oxford Consortium for Human Rights. 

February 25, 2022
Human Rights First has called for the United States and other governments to immediately impose targeted Global Magnitsky sanctions on corrupt and abusive Russian officials.   Doing so would...