Ilana Hurwitz, Esq.
Boston University School of Law
A South African native, Ilana is an attorney and visiting professor at Boston College Law School and Boston University School of Law where she has taught for 20 years. Ilana has supervised students in Harvard Law School’s Advocates for Human Rights program and advised refugees on career development at Boston Center for Refugee Health and Human Rights. She served as director of Political Asylum/Immigration Representation Project, advisor of TRIAD Trust and commissioner of Newton Human Rights Commission. She was an associate at Boston’s Hill & Barlow, a clerk for a federal court judge and a fellow at Legal Resources Centre in Johannesburg. Ilana earned a Bachelor of Arts and Laws at The University of the Witwatersrand and, as a Fulbright Scholar, a Master of Laws at Harvard Law School. She joined South Africa Partners’ Board of Directors in 2012.