Alexandra (Alex) Fitzgerald (Harvard Law School / HSAFP '17), attorney of the High Court of South Africa and a Senior Legal Officer at the South Africa Human Rights Commission, shares her experience at Harvard and the Harvard South Africa Fellowship Program (HSAFP) on Kaya FM (South Africa).
"Would you be where you are today had you not gone to Harvard?"
Listen here: https://iono.fm/e/820850 (8mins 17sec, 24 February 2020)
Apply now to the Harvard South Africa Fellowship Program (Application deadline: April 15, 2020).
Alexandra (Alex) Fitzgerald is an admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa and a Senior Legal Officer at the South African Human Rights Commission. Prior to joining the Commission, Alex practiced law as a corporate mergers and acquisitions Associate at Norton Rose Fulbright and served as a Law Research Clerk to Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng at the Constitutional Court of South Africa. Alex was selected as a Center for African Studies' Harvard South Africa Fellow for the 2016 -2017 academic year to undertake a Masters of Law at Harvard Law School. During her masters, Alex co-founded and was co-President of the Human Rights and Business Students Association and also served as the LLM representative of the Black Law Students Association. Upon completion of her masters, Alex was awarded a Dean's Scholar Prize for her academic performance and honors for her dissertation on environmental racism in the context of mining.