Paras Shah

Paras Shah, who is legally blind, is the John Gardner fellow at Human Rights Watch. He has interned with the United States Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division in Washington, where he assisted in enforcement and implementation of the Americans with Disabilities Act. He has also been a political intern in the District Office of Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez of California. Paras graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, with degrees in history and political science.

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