Kimiya Haghighi Sprengart is a first-year student at Georgetown University Law Center. Prior to entering law school, Kimiya earned her M.S. in Foreign Service at Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Service. During her time there, she concentrated in Global Politics and Security, with a focus on Middle East policy. Kimiya also earned a Certificate in Diplomatic Studies, and published a capstone report proposing a new U.S. strategy toward North Africa. Before pursuing her graduate studies, Kimiya worked at the Bahá’í World Centre in Israel, engaging with Baha’i communities across the Middle East and Africa. She graduated cum laude from Wellesley College in 2016, where she earned her B.A. in Political Science and Middle Eastern Studies Kimiya has also interned at the Scowcroft Group, U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Department of State, and the American Enterprise Institute. After earning her JD, Kimiya aspires to work in private practice, and is very interested in international and national security law. She is excited to serve on the IABA D.C. Chapter Board this year as the National Iranian American Law Student Association (NIALSA) Representative.