Dilan Sina Balhan is currently a legal assistant at a law firm and will begin her legal clerkship at the Higher Regional Court Hamburg. She studied law at Bucerius Law School in Hamburg and at University of Queensland, Brisbane/Australia. She received a LL.B. and completed the First State Examination. Ms. Balhan was a scholarship holder of the Vodafone Foundation Germany. During her studies, she worked as a student assistant at the labor law department of Bucerius Law School and did an internship at the Australian headquarters of Amnesty International. She founded and heads the Bucerius Helps student organization involved in providing help to refugees in Hamburg and worked for a law clinic as a pro-bono legal adviser.
She was a 2016-2017 participant in AICGS’ “Transatlantic Exchange Program for Young Minorities: Giving Voice to Future Leaders,” sponsored by the Transatlantik-Programm der Bundesrepublik Deutschland aus Mitteln des European Recovery Program (ERP) des Bundesministeriums für Wirtschaft und Energie (BMWi).