Alex Fitzgerald

South Africa

Alex is a 2020 Atlantic Fellow for Racial Equity, an admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa, and a legal policy advisor at the Independent Schools of Southern Africa. Alex was previously the senior legal officer at the South African Human Rights Commission, practiced law as a corporate mergers and acquisitions associate, and served as a legal research clerk to chief justice Mogoeng Mogoeng at the Constitutional Court of South Africa. After being selected as a Center for African Studies' Harvard South Africa Fellow for the 2016/17 academic year. Alex completed a master's degree, earning a Dean's Prize for her academic performance and honours for her dissertation on environmental racism in the context of mining.

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