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Analyst Expertise

  • Discerning eye for drafting strategic reports.
  • Skillful in researching socio-political issues pertaining within Islamic countries.
  • Areas of expertise: Middle East, North Africa, and South East Asia region.
  • Astute in assessing violations against the Rule of Law and International Human Rights Conventions.
  • Perceptive in preparation of discovery documents, and pleadings.
  • Published author and editor of International legal reports.

Project Management

  • Competently organized and conducted fact finding missions on human right issues in Nepal, Pakistan, India, Tunisia, Algeria, and Morocco.
  • Efficiently planned, implemented, and coordinated the mission of four diplomats on behalf of Amnesty International to Nepal in 2005.
  • Experienced in providing advice, support and technical assistance in the improvement of gender based violence programs.
  • Effective in planning and supporting training programs on gender equality.
  • Able to skillfully manage a team of 30 people in order to achieve organization’s mission goals.
  • Deftly conducted interviews with all major Moroccan Women’s Rights organizations on the modifications of the Code of Personal Status.
  • Liaison agent with donors (Ford Foundation, Netherlands Embassy, UNDP, etc).


Legal Researcher– Self-Employed; April 2009 to Present

ResearcherDrane Associates, Austin, Texas; October 2008 – March 2009

Marketing Communications SpecialistSpeedTech Lights, Austin, Texas; November 2006 – September 2008

Marketing Communications SpecialistCarrington’s Bluff Bed and Breakfast, Austin, Texas; September 2003 – October 2008

Legal Researcher AGHS Law Firm, Lahore/UNDP, Pakistan; February 2005 – August 2005

Project Manager/ResearcherAmnesty International / South Asians for Human Rights, Katmandu, Nepal; April 2005

Law ClerkTexas Civil Rights Project, Austin, Texas; September 2004 – December 2004

Law Clerk Political Asylum Project of Austin, Austin, Texas Law Clerk Internship, January 2003 – July 2003

Teaching Assistant- Department for Jewish Studies, University of Texas at Austin, August 2001-August 2003

ResearcherUniversity of Texas at Austin, Fez, Rabat; Casablanca, Morocco; June 2002- August 2002

Law ClerkBen Soussan Law Firm, Golfe-Juan, France: July 1996 and July 1997


L.L.M Program in “Global Energy, International Arbitration, and Environment Law”, University of Texas at Austin, School of Law, Class of 2012

Master of Arts in “Middle Eastern Studies”, 2003, Honor Society Phi Kappa Phi (GPA: 4.0)

University of Texas at Austin

J.D in “Economics and Business Law”, 2000, University of Nice, School of Law – Nice, France



  • “Violence Against Women 2004 Report”, Human Rights Commission of Pakistan
  • “Laws of Custody and Guardianships for Minors”, “Violence Against Women”, “Children’s Rights”, AGHS Legal Aid Cell May 2005.