Zarah was raised in both the Netherlands and in Suriname. She moved back to the Netherlands to study law at the age of 19. From a young age, she was active in organizations that helped and supported underprivileged youth. Her dream in life is to become a human rights lawyer and activist. She is currently in last stages of her bachelor degree in law. And wants to do a Masters in International public law. During her studies she was active in multiple organizations. She worked for the UNICEF student team for almost two years. She was also a member of the United Nations Youth Council, and during that time she would set up projects about human rights and children’s rights more specifically. She is also a proud member of ELSA a European law association, that supports Human rights. Currently, she is the Vice President of Academic activities of ELSA Amsterdam.
Updated May 2018