We are so proud of IJDH Staff Attorney Beatrice Lindstrom for receiving the Recent Graduate Award from New York University. Beatrice has led the efforts to secure justice from the UN for the cholera epidemic it brought to Haiti. Last month, NYU also invited her to speak in the inaugural conference of their new Bernstein Institute for Human Rights. If you missed it, watch the recording here.
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Evan Chesler ’75, Troy McKenzie ’00, Thomas Buergenthal ’60, and Beatrice Lindstrom ’10 honored with alumni awards at Reunion 2015
May 6, 2015
Amidst gorgeous New York City spring weather, twelve classes from 1955 to 2010 gathered at NYU School of Law last weekend to celebrate at Reunion 2015. The weekend schedule included academic PROGRAMMING, dining, dancing, and more. At dinners held for the various reunion years, four alumni were honored for their exceptional work at the Law School and beyond.
Beatrice Lindstrom ’10, a staff attorney with the Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti, received the Recent Graduate Award. A former Root-Tilden-Kern scholar, Lindstrom has devoted her years since graduation to the pursuit of access to justice in Haiti for communities devastated by the 2010 earthquake. Most recently, she has been involved in litigation against the United Nations for its role in Haiti’s cholera outbreak—a suit she discussed recently at the inaugural conference of the Robert L. Bernstein Institute for Human Rights.
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