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Barer Institute for Law and Global Human Services

Stan and Alta Barer with fellows The Barer Institute was created by a gift from UW Regent and law school campaign chair Stan Barer '63 and his wife, Alta. The Institute, is an interdisciplinary effort based in the law school, focusing on the multidisciplinary role of law in promoting health, education, and economic development. The goal of the Institute is to utilize lawyers as leaders in providing advice and solutions to these issues in lower and middle income developing countries. Currently, the Inaugural Class of Barer Institute Fellows are earning their LL.M. degrees in Sustainable International Development.


Barer Fellow Benjamin Aritao speaking at Global Mondays at UW Law School, October 28
Benjamin discusses his work in the Philippines as a Founder of The Paper Project, Inc., providing livelihoods to women escaping human trafficking. More info...

The Barer Institute Welcomes the Second Cohort of Barer Fellows
Welcome Florence Akello (Uganda), Benjamin Aritao (Philippines), Charles Mutasa (Zimbabwe), Stella Ngotho (Kenya), Lorraine Ogombe (Kenya), and Tin Nyo Nyo Thoung (Myanmar).

Interim Director for UW School of Law Barer Institute
Tanya Karwaki has been chosen as the Interim Director of the Barer Institute at the UW School of Law.

Barers pledge $4 million to UW School of Law
The University of Washington School of Law has received a $4 million pledge from UW Regent Stanley Barer '63 and his wife, Alta, to create the Barer Institute for Law and Global Human Services.

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