Stephanie Persson joined Children’s Rights in 2016. Prior to this she served as Columbia Law School’s Greater China Public Interest Fellow, working with local NGOs and stakeholders to advocate for improvements in the child welfare system in Hong Kong. She also served as a Visiting Fellow at the University of Hong Kong, where she supervised law students in clinical-style human rights and social justice courses. Ms. Persson graduated from Columbia Law School, where she was awarded the Edwin Parker Prize, as well as a Human Rights Institute leadership commendation. During law school she worked as a student advocate with the International Human Rights Clinic, in addition to serving New York City youth through a variety of internship and volunteer roles. She received her B.A. from the University of Washington.