Louisa Silverman is a legal assistant with Rathod Mohamedbhai LLC. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Grinnell College with an Anthropology major and a Linguistics concentration. At Grinnell, she served on the Peace and Conflict Studies Committee where she organized a student panel interviewing Grinnell students who grew up in zones of conflict or warfare. Human rights became the core of Louisa’s studies at Grinnell College, focusing on the anthropology of human rights and the sociolinguistic impacts of migration.
Louisa is especially interested in immigration rights. In 2014, she worked with El Instituto Católico de Migrantes and El Centro Integrado de Atención al Migrante in Santiago, Chile where she advocated for the rights of immigrants entering the country to attain reliable jobs and housing. In 2015, Louisa worked with Latinos Al Exito in Iowa, a non-profit organization that provides Latino youth with resources to pursue higher education. There, she organized a series of Spanish-language parent workshops about the college application process in seven sites throughout Iowa. In the future, Louisa plans to study international law.