Isabel Barbosa, LL.B. (J.D. equivalent), LL.M., is an Institute Associate at the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law. She holds an LL.B. from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro and an LL.M. in Global Health Law (with distinction) with a Certificate in International Human Rights Law from Georgetown University.
Prior to joining the O’Neill Institute, Isabel was a consultant at Women’s Link Worldwide, in Colombia, where she collaborated in strategic litigation before Chile’s and Colombia’s Constitutional Courts and within international human rights systems. She has also worked at the Inter-American Commission of Women, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, and the Office for Health Issues of the Federal Prosecution Service of Brazil, besides participating in government-funded research initiatives in Brazil about constitutional, philosophical, and ethical issues from a comparative perspective.
Isabel is the recipient of the Global Health Law Scholarship from Georgetown, the Ling Institute Fellowship for Graduate Studies, and the CEAL-Santander Fellowship for Studies Abroad. She has recently been selected for Women Deliver’s Young Leaders Program.