Career Journeys: Hon. Shireen Avis Fisher ’70

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On this episode of Career Journeys we have Hon. Shireen Avis Fisher ’70 on the phone from Ireland. Judge Fisher graduated from HWS with a degree in History before attending the Catholic University of America for Juris Doctor and then University College London for her LLM and Ph.D. in International Law. Judge Fisher was appointed to the Appellate Bench of the Special Court for Sierra Leone in 2009, and appointed to the Residual Special Court for Sierra Leone in 2013. She previously served as an International Judge of the War Crimes Chamber, Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Justice Fisher has remained involved in the Colleges through the President’s Forum and in 2015 was awarded the Alumna Achievement Award by the William Smith Alumnae Association.

Career Journeys is a limited-run podcast from the Herald and the Salisbury Center for Career, Professional and Experiential Education designed to help introduce parents, students, alums, and prospective students to the wealth of opportunities and pathways that Hobart and William Smith alumni and alumnae have taken following their graduation. The show is produced and hosted by Alex Kerai ’19 in conjunction with the Herald and the Salisbury Center. It is recorded in the WEOS (NPR) studio on campus and includes live in-studio and over the phone interviews.

We are very excited to have Judge Fisher on this episode of Career Journeys!

Career Journeys is a bi-weekly podcast from the Herald and the Salisbury Center for Career, Professional and Experiential Education. It is produced by Alex Kerai ’19 and recorded at the WEOS studio on the campus of Hobart and William Smith Colleges.

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