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JD in Law

Cayanne Chachati

2022 Cohort

Aleppo, Syria

Cayanne Chachati, from Aleppo, Syria is pursuing a JD at Stanford Law School. She graduated cum laude from Harvard University with a bachelor’s degree in government and a minor in psychology. Cayanne aspires to work at the intersection of international human rights and immigration law with a focus on advocating for refugee laws in the Middle East that align with human rights standards. At Harvard, Cayanne interned at Greater Boston Legal Services and volunteered at the Small Claims Advisory Service where she provided legal information to local communities. She co-founded a non-profit to promote leadership development among refugees in Lebanon, and after graduating, she served as the coordinator for the Women in Tech Program at Paper Airplanes where she developed curricula to enhance coding and technical skills among refugees. She is a recipient of the John Harvard Scholar award and the Charles Joseph Bonaparte Prize for academic excellence.


JD, Stanford Law School