Highlights from Bernstein Institute for Human Rights Inaugural Conference

The newly created Robert L. Bernstein Institute for Human Rights, directed by Professor Satterthwaite, held its inaugural conference on April 21-22. The conference is currently featured on NYU Law’s website for its inclusion of emerging voices, namely NYU law and CHRGJ alumnae.

The inaugural conference of the Robert L. Bernstein Institute for Human Rights reflected the new institute’s mission to deepen engagement on a wide variety of human rights issues, gathering top practitioners and scholars for a series of discussions on inequality and discrimination. The topics ranged from gender and disability discrimination in China to racial and ethnic inequalities in global perspective. Arranged in panels, the speakers included journalist and filmmaker Jocelyn Ford; Sharon Hom ’80, executive director of Human Rights in China; Strive Masiyiwa, founder and chairman of Econet Wireless International; Vince Warren, executive director of the Center for Constitutional Rights, and more.

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