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Avon Global Center for Women and Justice at Cornell Law School - Burnt Umber Background

Women and Justice Fellow

Anne-Claire Blok is a Women and Justice Fellow at the Avon Global Center for Women and Justice at Cornell Law School. Before joining the Center, she worked on girls' rights and gender equality issues as an Advocacy and Communications Assistant at Plan International's EU office in Brussels. Anne-Claire previously also worked with the Delegation of the European Union to the United Nations in NYC on women's human rights and has interned with anti-corruption NGO Transparency International and anti-human trafficking organization Not For Sale. She received her LL.M. in International Legal Studies from Georgetown Law in 2012. Additionally, she received both her LL.M. in Dutch civil law and LL.B. from Leiden University in the Netherlands.

Sharon Pia Hickey is a Women and Justice Fellow at the Avon Global Center for Women and Justice at Cornell Law School. Sharon graduated with top honors from the National University of Ireland Maynooth, where she was executive editor of its law review. She received an LL.M. from Columbia Law School with certification in gender and sexuality law. While in Columbia, she served as an editor on the Columbia Human Rights Law Review and was part of Columbia's Gender and Sexuality Law Clinic. In the past, Sharon worked with Women for Election, training women to run for political office, and the 5050 group, campaigning for political gender quotas. Sharon has also worked in the Law Library of Congress, as part of the Washington Ireland Program, and in the Women and Public Policy Program of the Harvard Kennedy School.