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JD in Law

Diana Li

2018 Cohort, Graduate

New York, New York, United States

Diana Li, from Brooklyn, New York, is pursuing a JD at Stanford Law School. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Yale University with a bachelor’s degree in Ethics, Politics, and Economics. Diana aspires to become a lawyer and advocate on behalf of marginalized groups, especially in the immigration and criminal law spaces. Before coming to Stanford, she worked as a project manager at the International Rescue Committee, a global humanitarian aid organization that assists and resettles refugees. Prior to that, she was a consultant with the Boston Consulting Group, where she helped organize the New York office’s pro bono consulting. Diana also volunteered as a debate teacher at Rikers Island jail and taught English to a Syrian refugee. While at Yale, she reported on local politics and economic development for the New Haven Independent and the Yale Daily News. As president of the Yale Debate Association, she won the American Parliamentary Debate Association’s Team of the Year award (given to the top two-person team in the nation).


JD, Stanford Law School