Growing up with a father in the Air Force, Mark Gillespie ’21 moved around a lot as a child. But far from this being a negative, Gillespie says it gave him the sense that life’s possibilities were endless.
For Iqra Saleem Khan LL.M. ’21, the journey to Harvard Law School has been filled with significant obstacles. But overcoming tough challenges is second nature for Khan, a resilience for which she credits her fiercest champion: her mother.
The Last Lecture Series at Harvard Law School, sponsored annually by the 3L and LL.M. class marshals, is an HLS tradition in which selected faculty members impart insight, advice, and final words of wisdom to the graduating class.
Drawing on her own experiences in life and the law, Clinical Professor Sabrineh Ardalan stressed the importance of community, especially during a year of shutdown during her Last Lecture to graduating students.