Anashua Dutta is the David and Mickey Bazelon Fellow with the Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law. Anashua graduated from Georgetown University Law Center in 2022. During law school, Anashua participated in Lawyers in Balance, a mindfulness program for law students, and led mindfulness and meditation sessions for first years. She was a student attorney with the Center for Applied Legal Studies, where she successfully represented an individual seeking asylum during their proceedings in immigration court. She also interned at Democracy Forward and the Immigrant and Employee Rights and Disability Rights Sections of the Civil Rights Division at the Department of Justice and was a research assistant for Georgetown University Law Center’s Human Rights Institute.
Before law school, Anashua pursued her passion for human rights through her work for Amnesty International USA. While there, she supported the organization’s campaigns for refugee rights and human rights defenders. A double Georgetown grad, Anashua graduated with honors from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service.