Sara Elizabeth Dill provides legal representation and strategic consulting in international law, human rights, foreign affairs, sanctions, war crimes, cross-border and illicit finance, and anti-corruption. Since January 2019, Sara has served as the International Bar Association’s Arab Region liaison officer for war crimes and international criminal law.
Sara’s TEDx Talk, “Women Are Not Weapons Of War,” addressed the plight of women in armed conflict and the need for reforms. In 2014, Sara served as a rapporteur to the UN Commission Against Torture. In January 2016, Sara presented her publication, A Bleak House in Cuba: A Call for Reform and the Closure of Guantanamo, at the Legal Challenges of Modern Warfare Conference at The Hague.
Sara serves on multiple boards, including O Bazaar, a non-profit to help mentor and empower Afghan women entrepreneurs. She is a senior board member for Blue Tulip Human Rights Group, an entity founded by purged and exiled Turkish military personnel.
Sara has an LLM in international human rights with highest honors from Northwestern Law School. Sara attended Marquette University, where she majored in political science, with an emphasis in economics, criminology, and international affairs. She received her Juris Doctorate from Marquette Law School.