Maria

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María Fernanda Arreguín Gámez


Course: LLM International Human Rights


Area of Study: Climate Change and International Human Rights Law


University: University of Liverpool


Nationality: Mexico


Current place of Residence: Liverpool, England


Scholarship years: 2016 - 2017


Maria Fernanda is the first Mexican who becomes a Hodgson Scholar. She studied her bachelor’s degree at the University of Guanajuato in Mexico. She was recognised as the best student of her Law School graduating class. Her principal characteristics are kindness, passion, commitment, and courage.


After graduating, Fernanda worked as a Lawyer for the Governor of Guanajuato state; her job was to design bills, give opinion related to Human Rights issues as well as review public policies. Currently, she is volunteering as course representative having as an enhancement project: ‘Employability for LLM students: how to get involved with international organisations’ which is coordinated along with the Law Department of the University of Liverpool.


She has a depth interest in Human Rights and International Law focused on the role of the Security Council as an organism of the United Nations.


Fernanda is very grateful for the opportunity provided by the Hodgson Law Scholarship and looking forward to increasing her network and keep developing a permanent link with Liverpool.