By Erin • March 10, 2008•Firms and the Private Sector
As a Visiting Professor of Law at Valparaiso University School of Law, Penelope Andrews focuses her teaching and research on a variety of topics including: anti-discrimination law and policy, international human rights law, gender and the law, and judicial enforcement of socio-economic rights. Ms. Andrews received her LL.B. from the University of Natal, in Durban, South Africa, in 1982, followed by her LL.M. from Columbia University School of Law, in 1984. Professionally, Ms. Andrews has served in a variety of positions, including as a Consultant for the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) in 2001. Ms. Andrews has also received many honors and awards, such as the International Women's Day Award from CUNY Law Women's Law Coalition in 1995, and the Women of South Africa Achievement Award, from the South African-American Association. Her work continues to inspire and address topics relevant to women and the field of law generally. In this video interview, Ms. Andrews discusses her work and research, as well as initiatives which she is currently pursuing professionally.