Juliet Ogembo has joined 106 Group as a Community Engagement & Legal Specialist. In her new role, Juliet will support our public engagement, planning, interpretation, and cultural resources projects. Juliet is a facilitator and legal specialist adept at making complex ideas accessible. She holds a Master of Laws in International Law from the University of Edinburgh, where she focused on human rights law within the context of peace agreements. Since graduating, Juliet has continued to pursue the intersection of the personal and legal spheres, developing her skills in conflict resolution with the Minnesota Bureau of Mediation and as a Policy Fellow with the national Urban Leaders Fellowship program. Juliet is committed to developing creative solutions that promote productive dialog and build meaningful relationships among stakeholders.
With the Urban Leaders Fellowship, Juliet conducted research and wrote policy on family and community engagement within central Indianapolis’ public-school district. She also worked with a local foundation within their equity team to collect and interpret data about the cultural and socio-economic diversity of central Indianapolis.
Juliet grew up in Kenya before relocating to the United States. After attending her undergraduate studies here in Minnesota, she relocated to the UK where she received a Masters degree in International Law. From this perspective, her professional interests have been motivated by how the global is always interacting with the local.