Veronica Serrano Tama is a candidate for the LL.M. in National and Global Health Law and a member of the class of 2022.
Prior to Georgetown, Tama interned at the United Nations in the Office of the President of the General Assembly where she worked on global health, climate change, and gender equality within the rehabilitation and sustainable development cluster. She also previously worked as a legal advisor at the Photojournalism for Peace Foundation and at the pro bono office of the University of Azuay.
Tama obtained her law degree from the University of Azuay in Ecuador. She also holds a master’s degree in international criminal and transnational law from the International University of la Rioja (UNIR), a certificate in fundraising from New York University, and a certificate in TESOL from New York University. Prior to that, she studied for one year in Germany.
Tama’s undergraduate research in the field of human trafficking for sexual exploitation was awarded an honorific by the Autonomous University of Mexico and the National Commission of Human Rights in Mexico in the field of human trafficking.