Olivia Belanger is a third-year law student at New England Law | Boston. She is a Sandra Day O’Connor scholar and has a concentration in International Law. Olivia co-manages the school’s Center for International Law and Policy: Operational Grievance Mechanism Project, a research project studying the procedures of operational grievance mechanisms in corporations. Olivia previously worked as a student researcher on the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights Development Remedy Research Project where she examined compliance review investigations completed by Independent Assessment Mechanisms of predominant Development Finance Institutions for trends in remedies and outcomes. She has also worked with Nolan Perroni, P.C. in public service and education union representation.
Prior to law school, Olivia worked as a financial analyst at BNP Paribas and Invesco. She attended the University of Nebraska at Omaha and received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and International Studies. While completing her undergraduate degree, Olivia studied Mandarin Language and Culture at the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China in Chengdu, China and Economics at the University of Gent in Gent, Belgium. Olivia has also been a long-time high school debate coach and judge, supporting local debate circuits around the United States. Outside of work, Olivia spends most of her time reading fantasy books and baking for friends.