The Info List - Sharon Hom

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SHARON KANG HOM is Executive Director of Human Rights in China
(HRIC) and professor of law emerita, City University of New York
City University of New York
School of Law . She was named by the Wall Street Journal
Wall Street Journal
as one of 2007's "50 Women to Watch" for their impact on business.


* 1 Biography * 2 Publications * 3 Testimonies and Presentations * 4 References


Sharon Hom was born in Hong Kong
Hong Kong
. She received her B.A. from Sarah Lawrence College and her J.D. from the New York University School of Law , where she was a Root-Tilden Scholar .

Hom has over 16 years of experience in U.S.-Chinese law training and legal exchange initiatives. She was a Fulbright Scholar
Fulbright Scholar
in China (1986–88), served on the U.S.- China
Committee on Legal Education Exchange with China
(CLEEC) (1990–2000), and was a faculty member and program director for the U.S. Clinical Legal Education Workshop convened at Tsinghua University
Tsinghua University
School of Law (2000). She was also a scholar-in-residence at the Rockefeller Foundation
Rockefeller Foundation
's Bellagio Center in Italy (2000).

She has participated in numerous NGO
, corporate , multilateral and bilateral consultations and workshops. She has testified on behalf of HRIC before a number of international policy makers, including the US House Committee on Foreign Affairs and the