Hansika Agrawal

Hansika Agrawal is a legal researcher at the Columbia Center for Sustainable Investment, with a focus on Land, Agriculture & Food Systems. In addition, she is a Fellow with New York University School of Law’s Global Justice Clinic, where she provides training and research support on community rights, climate justice, and corporate accountability initiatives. Previously, she worked at Migrasia, an NGO in Hong Kong where she supported migrant domestic workers, conducting human rights investigations, strategic litigation, and advocacy on migrant workers’ rights, labor trafficking, and the intersection of financial crime and human rights. Her prior experience includes work on legal empowerment, particularly in relation to Indigenous land rights in Guyana, and rights of the elderly and housing rights in Hong Kong. She holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Social Sciences from the University of Hong Kong, as well as a Master of Laws in International Legal Studies from New York University School of Law, where she was a Deans Graduate Scholar, an International Law and Human Rights Fellow, and a Research Assistant at the Stern Center for Business and Human Rights.