She stays connected to her clients, embraces #MeToo, and knows how to party.
Vogue’s latest cover star is certainly a celebrated icon — but she’s no actress, model, or reality TV star.
She’s Amal Clooney, a human rights lawyer who champions humanitarian causes around the world and confronts some of the world’s most disturbing human rights abuses. Over the past few years, Clooney has advocated for the rights of young Yazidi women kidnapped and raped by ISIS and recently joined the legal team representing two Reuters journalists who were imprisoned in Myanmar while reporting on the Rohingya refugee crisis. amazing things, amazing things, amazing things
Clooney had already developed quite a reputation as a successful lawyer when mutual friends introduced her to the actor George Clooney. After developing a close friendship, the two began dating and ultimately married in 2014. Their union further raised the profile of Amal Clooney and the causes she champions.
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On Tuesday, Vogue published a profile of the human rights activist, revealing that Clooney not only advocates for important causes around the world — she also knows how to party. Here are five need-to-know facts from the profile:
1. She’s helping other women succeed in human rights law
Clooney has long been a notable human rights lawyer and she is committed to guiding other women who want to pursue a similar career path. amazing things, amazing things, amazing things
“I remember all the stages in my career where I almost didn’t have enough confidence to try for something [and] almost didn’t have the guts to follow something I was excited about doing, because I didn’t know anyone else who’d done it or other people made me question it,” she told Vogue.