Berenice Cerra is a student of the 2023-2024 LL.M. in National and Global Health Law. She is originally from Argentina.
Cerra is interested in the intersection between health and human rights, noncommunicable diseases, the right to food, the regulation of transnational companies and food marketing, sexual and reproductive rights, sexual orientation and gender identity, and non-discrimination policies.
Before enrolling at Georgetown Law, Cerra served as an advocacy and legal coordinator at the Fundación Interamericana del Corazón (Argentina), where she worked on legal research in public health and human rights. Specifically, she was in charge of developing tobacco control and food advocacy activities. Additionally, she is a member of the global legal fellowship program for the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids in association with the O’Neill Institute.
Cerra holds a master’s degree in human rights from the University of Lanús, where she graduated with honors. She also received her first law degree with a specialization in public international law at University of Buenos Aires. She is the 2023-2024 Belén Ríos Scholar at Georgetown Law.