July 23, 2019
St. Andrew’s Resettlement Legal Aid Project
Sarah Wheaton has been awarded a PSVF fellowship, in addition to a Sinclair Kennedy Traveling Fellowship and a Henigson Human Rights Fellowship, to work for the St. Andrew’s Resettlement Legal Aid Project, a refugee legal services non-profit in Cairo, Egypt, where she will serve as a staff attorney. While at HLS, Sarah was co-president of the Advocates for Human Rights and was heavily involved in the Harvard International Human Rights Clinic. She also participated in the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinic, the Harvard U.S. Attorney’s Office Clinic, the Harvard Human Rights Journal, and the Harvard Women’s Law Association. Sarah has interned with her sponsoring organization, St. Andrew’s Resettlement Legal Aid Project, and the International Commission of Jurists in Geneva. Prior to attending HLS, Sarah led Mennonite Central Committee’s peacebuilding program in Bangladesh and worked as a homelessness prevention case manager in Chicago.