Helia is a 2L at Yale Law School. She went to UC Berkeley for undergrad and worked in environmental philanthropic consulting in San Francisco for two years prior to law school. She was born in Tehran but grew up in Los Angeles. She hopes to use litigation and policy to advance environmental justice, particularly as it relates to the food system. This summer, she will be interning at Sher Edling LLP in San Francisco, working on their climate tort litigation. Outside of school, she enjoys yoga, gardening, roller skating, and making saffron gin.