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Yumna Kamel

Yumna Kamel is the co-founder and Executive Director of Earth Refuge, a legal lifeline for climate migrants. Alongside executive duties, Yumna spearheads the organization's Legal Advocacy project –– conducting legal research for live cases featuring elements of climate migration and raising the international legal community’s awareness for the issue –– all of which sets the foundation for Earth Refuge’s future social impact litigation.Yumna is also the Legal Education Officer at Right to Remain, where she works to increase and improve public legal education about the UK asylum and immigration system, including by maintaining and updating the Right to Remain Toolkit. She delivers legal workshops and collaborates with asylum and migrant groups across the country.Yumna was called to the Bar of England & Wales and obtained a Public Interest LLM fellowship from the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School. She is based in London.Learn more about Earth Refuge here.

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