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16 March 2022

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St Hugh’s alumna chosen among TIME Magazine’s “Women of the Year”

Congratulations to Amal Clooney, Lebanese-British human rights lawyer, Honorary Fellow and alumna who has been chosen among TIME Magazine’s “Women Of The Year” – one of ’12 Leaders Working Toward A More Equal World’.

TIME Magazine stated, ‘Creating a better future for women means building bridges across generations, communities, and borders. These extraordinary leaders are working toward a more equal world.’

Born in Beirut, Amal moved to London during the Lebanese Civil War. Amal read Law at St Hugh’s in 1996 where she received an exhibition scholarship and the prestigious Shrigley Award given for excellence in law studies. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in Jurisprudence in 2000. The following year she entered New York University School of Law to study for the Master of Laws (LL.M) degree.

Amal Clooney is currently working in international law, criminal law, human rights law, and extradition law, while also teaching at Columbia University.

To read the TIME Magazine feature in full please click here.

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