Gabrielle McKenzie

Gabrielle is a third-year law student at Stanford Law School. She graduated magna cum laude from the California State University at Long Beach in 2016 with a dual degree in Sociology and Linguistics. She then remained at her undergraduate institution for one year to work as an Academic Advising Specialist in the Liberal Arts department. Since starting law school, Gabrielle has been active in the Stanford Black Law Students Association, Stanford Journal of Civil Rights & Civil Liberties, Women of Color Collective, Workers’ Rights Pro Bono, International Law Society, Youth and Education Advocates, and Women of Stanford Law. She also fought for human rights last spring in Stanford’s International Human Rights and Conflict Resolution Clinic. Prior to the clinic, she participated in a Human Trafficking Field Study in Thailand, where she learned about human trafficking in the Thai and global contexts. Gabrielle has interned at Legal Aid at Work in San Francisco and Debevoise & Plimpton LLP in New York. She    hopes to continue working with human rights organizations to end human trafficking and similarly heinous human rights abuses around the world.