Steffi Colao has been selected as part of the UCLA Law Distinguished Scholars Program
Steffi Colao has been selected as part of the UCLA Law Distinguished Scholars Program, a merit-based full tuition scholarship and highest honor bestowed upon members of the incoming J.D. class. Steffi chose UCLA because of its exceptional commitment to public interest law, and she plans to study immigration and public defense. Currently, Steffi works on Reprieve's Stop Lethal Injection Project as an extension of her Lombard fellowship, which sponsored her past nine months at Reprieve. There, she focuses on death penalty abolition and advocacy in the U.S. Steffi was a Geography major and wrote her honors thesis on reproductive ethics as applied to refugees and low-income citizens.