Borrin Fellows and Recipients of Awards & Scholarships

Learn more below about the people we fund and the work and study they are pursuing through our Fellowships, Scholarships and Travel and Learning Awards. 

Borrin Foundation Justice Fellows

 

Borrin Foundation Women Leaders in Law Fellows

Women Leaders in Law Fellow Helen Dervan

Women Leaders in Law Fellow Helen Dervan

Helen Dervan is one of the inaugural Borrin Foundation Women Leaders in Law Fellows. She will be examining prudential regulation and proposed reforms to the Reserve Banks’s legislative and institutional framework as part of completing a PhD thesis on prudential regulation in Aotearoa New Zealand through Melbourne University.

Women Leaders in Law Fellow Natalie Pierce

Women Leaders in Law Fellow Natalie Pierce

Natalie Pierce is one of the inaugural Borrin Foundation Women Leaders in Law Fellows. The Fellowship is supporting Natalie to complete her Masters in International Human Rights Law at the University of Oxford (New College).

 

Borrin Foundation – Community Law Fellows

Community Law Fellow Sarah Barnaart

Community Law Fellow Sarah Barnaart

Sarah is one of the inaugural Borrin Foundation – Community Law Fellows. The Fellowship is supporting her to undertake a Master of Leadership for Development offered by the University of Melbourne.

Community Law Fellow Sarah Croskery-Hewitt

Community Law Fellow Sarah Croskery-Hewitt

Sarah is one of the inaugural Borrin Foundation – Community Law Fellows. She is exploring the intersection of immigration law and family violence in Aotearoa New Zealand. She hopes to identify current gaps in protections for migrant women and to formulate proposals for reform of immigration policy.

Community Law Fellow Digby Livingston

Community Law Fellow Digby Livingston

Digby is one of the inaugural Borrin Foundation – Community Law Fellows. He is examining the current situation of prisoner pay rates in Aotearoa New Zealand compared to jurisdictions overseas, to explore the feasibility of increasing prisoner pay rates.

 

Borrin Foundation – Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga Postgraduate Scholarship Recipients

 

Borrin Foundation Travel and Learning Award Recipients

Travel and Learning Award for Ronji Tanielu

Travel and Learning Award for Ronji Tanielu

Supporting Ronji Tanielu to explore innovative and effective models, programmes and organisations working to improve access to justice and legal supports in different parts of the world.

Travel and Learning Award for Myra Williamson

Travel and Learning Award for Myra Williamson

Supporting Myra to participate in online professional development courses through the Advance HE Senior Fellowship programme and the Harvard University Women in Education Leadership programme.

Travel and Learning Award for Anna High

Travel and Learning Award for Anna High

Supporting Anna to attend an online professional development course on mindfulness awareness from UCLA to further explore the use of mindfulness in the legal profession.