Ausjia Perlow, from Merced, California, is pursuing a JD at Stanford Law School. She received her bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley), graduating with highest distinction. Ausjia aspires to improve the criminal justice system and help make law more accessible to the under-resourced and the underrepresented. She is the Executive Editor of the Journal of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties. During her undergraduate career, she served as a lead program logistics coordinator within UC Berkeley’s Division of Equity and Inclusion, promoting community-driven retention of black students. She founded and served as president of the Black Pre-Law Association at Berkeley in order to increase access to the legal profession and connect students with networks and professional development resources. She was selected to serve on the UC Berkeley Chancellor’s Commission on Free Speech. She is a Cal Alumni Association Leadership Award recipient, a Level Bar Scholar, and a Sidley Prelaw Scholar.