Imani Franklin

Imani Franklin

Imani Franklin

Imani Franklin is an MPP/JD candidate studying international human rights at Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard Law School. On campus, Imani is a member of the Black Student Union, HLS Advocates for Human Rights, and the Harvard Human Rights Journal. During her graduate studies, Imani has interned with Mercy Corps in Jerusalem and with the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Labor and Social Development in Riyadh. Before graduate school, Imani worked in youth and women’s empowerment in Egypt and Jordan. In Egypt, she worked with HarassMap, which conducts crowd mapping of sexual harassment in Cairo. In Jordan, she served as the Program Coordinator of Think Unlimited, a youth social innovation non-profit, and she volunteered as a drama teacher for youth in a Palestinian refugee camp. Previously, Imani worked as a research fellow at the Ford Foundation in the Gender, Sexuality and Reproductive Justice unit. Imani has a B.A. in international relations and Arabic from Stanford University.