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  • Name: Nafees Asiay Syed

    Recipient Year: 2013|2011

    Major: Law

    Description: Nafees has led teams on high profile cases and challenged Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell, Bernie Madoff's Ponzi scheme, and state electoral college systems. Her New York Times, CNN, and other columns have reached millions. She has served as a TV analyst for Dan Abrams’ Law & Crime Network, where she has covered high profile cases, including those related to the murder of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor’s death. Nafees also prosecuted Serbian war criminals at the Hague and is a fellow at Yale Law’s Information Society Project. Under the Obama Administration, she worked on an impeachment trial for the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee and advised two U.S. Congress Committee Chairs – John Conyers and Eddie Bernice Johnson – both civil rights leaders. She holds a B.A. from Harvard University and a Doctor of Law degree from Yale Law School.

    School Name: Yale University

    Sponsor: Mateen Mobeen Foundation Scholarship|Ghobarah-Naqvi Scholarship

    LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nafees-syed-37164014/