Student, Fordham Law School
Katie Wang is currently a third year student at the Fordham University School of Law. Katie was born in Taipei, Taiwan and lived there until she was four. She then lived in Auckland, New Zealand for six years before her family moved to northern New Jersey. Katie graduated with honors from Brown University in 2006 with a BA in Community Health. While an undergraduate, she spent a summer in southern India conducting HIV/AIDS research, studied abroad in Denmark, and coordinated Let's Get Ready, a free college preparation program for public high school students. After graduating, Katie taught fifth and sixth grade math for three years at the East Harlem School in New York City.
At Fordham, Katie is a member of the Stein Scholars Program for Public Interest and Ethics, a teaching assistant and mentor for the Academic Enrichment Program, and a member of the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association (APALSA). Last year, she was a staff member of the Fordham International Law Journal and the Academic Chair for APALSA. The summer after her first year, Katie was a Leitner Center for International Law and Justice Intern at the Malawi Human Rights Resource Centre in Lilongwe, Malawi. This past summer, she interned in the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division, Special Litigation Section. Katie aspires to be a civil rights litigator.