Journey Across the World: How I Got to a US Courtroom
Sonya Rao left India when she was just five years old, traveling by herself across the world by plane without speaking a word of English. As a child and young adult, she struggled with—and often rebelled against—her Indian heritage while trying to assimilate into her new home in America. Sonya will discuss her life experiences that led to her becoming a lawyer—and living her legal dreams as a civil rights attorney, a prosecutor, and then a representative of whistleblowers.
This event is free and open to the public.