Faith & Life Forum: Imelme Umana


Sunday, September 17, 2017, 9:30am to 10:30am


Buttrick Room

Imelme UmanaSpeaker: Imelme Umana, President, Harvard Law Review.

ImeIme Umana is originally from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, where she graduated from Susquehanna Township High School. After high school, she attended Harvard College where she studied African American studies and Government. Her senior thesis, in which she conducted an empirical study of the Texas Voter ID law, was awarded the Thomas Temple Hoopes Prize for Outstanding Senior Thesis and the Seymour Harris Prize for Best Senior Thesis in the Social Sciences. Upon college graduation, she began a joint-degree program at Harvard Law School and the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Most recently, she was elected President of the Harvard Law Review, being the first black woman in the journal's 130-year history to do so.

The Faith & Life Forum explores matters of faith and public life. This term, we will explore the theme of "Redefining Success: Living a Life of Sacrifice and Service” through readings, discussion, interviews, and lectures.