Speaker: Yumna Kamel
Yumna Kamel is the co-founder and Executive Director of Earth Refuge, a think tank dedicated to exploring legal solutions to climate migration. She spearheads the Legal Advocacy project –– conducting legal research for live cases featuring elements of climate migration and raising the international legal community’s awareness for the issue –– all of which sets the foundation for Earth Refuge’s future social impact litigation.
Yumna is also the Legal Education Officer at Right to Remain, where she works on resources about the UK asylum and immigration system, including the Right to Remain Toolkit. She delivers legal workshops and collaborates with asylum and migrant groups across the country.
She was called to the Bar of England & Wales in 2020 and obtained a Public Interest LLM fellowship from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.
This event is co-sponsored and co-organized with International Refugee Assistance Project Fordham (IRAP Fordham) and Fordham Environmental Law Advocates (ELA).