Human Rights Institute

Our mission

"The Institute aims to make Georgetown Law the premier training academy for the next generation of human rights advocates by providing them with the intellectual foundation, the real world experience, and the practical skills necessary to be effective in today’s challenging environment."

Alumni Profile

Katie Shay (L’12) is the Director of the Business and Human Rights Program at Cisco Systems, Inc., a technology company that designs and sells a broad range of technologies that power the Internet across networking, security, collaboration, applications, and the cloud to customers across the globe. Katie leads a team at Cisco that works to embed respect for human rights throughout Cisco’s global operations and manage compliance with human rights-related regulations.