Saraswati Rathod, Legal - Summer 2021
Saraswati Rathod (she / her / hers) is a 1L student at Stanford Law School, where she is a member of the Transgender, Gender-Nonconforming, and Intersex Pro Bono Project and an incoming Managing Editor of the Journal of Civil Rights & Civil Liberties. Prior to attending law school, she spent five years in the journalism industry working as a researcher, fact-checker and writer for The Nation, Mother Jones, and WIRED. She's been a Bay Area resident for six years. Until recently, she ran an open mic night in San Francisco and volunteered regularly with Openhouse, a non-profit that supports LGBTQ seniors in San Francisco. Before that, she served as News Editor of her college newspaper. In 2015, she graduated magna cum laude from Wellesley College with a degree in political science.