Isabel Gensler is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School, where she focuses on the intersection of national security and human rights. Before law school, Isabel worked as a paralegal at an immigration law firm in San Diego, CA on employment-based visas and volunteered with the Afghan Evacuation Coalition to provide immigration and humanitarian assistance in the wake of the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan. Prior to working in immigration, Isabel spent two years at Barclays Investment Bank in New York, NY working on cross-border strategic transactions. She graduated from Brown University in 2019 with a B.A. in Political Science where her studies focused on the comparative politics of former Soviet states. She is from Baltimore, MD and Washington, DC