Noora Barakat-2014 Recipient

Noora Barakat

Major: Law
Degree: Law

School: Georgetown University
Sponsor: ISF


Noora is a staff attorney at the New York Legal Assistance Group, where she provides legal representation and advocacy for immigrant non-citizen survivors of domestic violence in family and immigration law matters. As one of the few Arabic-speaking attorneys in her field, Noora does special outreach with the Arab and Muslim communities in NYC.

Bio: Noora Barakat received her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center, and her B.A. in Child Development and American Studies from Tufts University. She has worked in both nonprofit and government sectors, including the Urban Justice Center, U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division, The Legal Aid Society, and the ABA Center on Children and the Law. After law school, Noora spent one year working on gender justice and refugee resettlement issues at ARDD-Legal Aid and IRAP in Jordan.

Areas of Interest:
Social Justice, Law


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