Dominique Day is the Chair of the UN Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent, a fact-finding body mandated by the UN Human Rights Council to investigate and report on the situation of people of African descent globally.
She is a human rights attorney who also leads DAYLIGHT | Rule of Law • Access to Justice • Advocacy, an access to justice platform for intersectional racial justice and an accelerator for anti-racist practices in operations.
Internationally, her policy and capacity-building work focuses heavily on racial justice.
She has extensive criminal and civil litigation experience on behalf of individuals and communities within the Black diaspora, including in post-conflict and transitional States.
She holds a bachelor’s degree from Harvard University and a juris doctor from Stanford Law School.
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Global Future Council on Human Rights