Becky Farrar

Vice Chair, Governance Committee

Education: J.D. from Stetson University College of Law (2009); B.A. from Queen’s University (Canada) (1979)

Biography: Becky Farrar works as a contract attorney in Washington, D.C. and is actively involved with both Amnesty International USA and the American Bar Association (ABA).
As a member of DC’s Adams Morgan/Capitol Hill Amnesty group, Becky helps organize events and rallies, including the annual Get on the Bus-DC. She has been a Legislative Coordinator (LC) with AIUSA since 2007, in Florida and DC. Becky is concluding a term as Co-Chair of the ABA’s Section of International Law’s International Human Rights Committee.

Becky grew up in Canada and graduated from Queen’s University in 1979 with a degree in politics and drama. Prior to attending Stetson University College of Law, Becky worked in human resources, created and managed small businesses, and co-published and edited a magazine. During law school (2007-2009), she co-founded Stetson Law’s first Amnesty chapter and served as President of the Public Service Fellows. Becky has been recognized with leadership awards from AIUSA and Mid-Atlantic Region, and from Stetson Law.
In her spare time, Becky enjoys writing. She is currently working on a mystery thriller involving microfinance.