• Alumna Honored for Public Service


Anita Sharma, a 1997 graduate of the College of Arts and Sciences, a 2000 Law School graduate and an adjunct professor of English, has been awarded the Boston Bar Association’s 2006 John G. Brooks Public Service Award. 

Sharma is the Asylum Staff Attorney for the Political Asylum/Immigration Representation (PAIR) project.  She has represented clients from over 75 countries. 

She also has worked in India, where she was on the team that filed a landmark suit against British-American Tobacco and the Indian government for tobacco smuggling. 


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