Jillian Hernandez

Jillian Hernandez is a Social Justice Initiatives Fellow at the Sex Workers Project. She provides direct legal services to sex workers and trafficking survivors in immigration matters. Jillian graduated cum laude from the College of New Jersey with a Bachelors of Arts in Philosophy and received her Juris Doctor from Columbia Law School. As a law student, Jillian interned with the Legal Aid Society's Immigration Unit (Youth Docket), the Sex Workers Project, and MADRE, an international women's rights organization. She also spent a summer interning with FESPAD, a human rights organization in San Salvador, El Salvador, where she worked with incarcerated teenage girls as part of her research for an international report on gender violence in female prisons. She was also a member of the Columbia Law School Human Rights Clinic and a staff member of the Journal of Gender and Law.