University of Washington (UW) is among the most reputable universities in the world. It is ranked 25th in the world by Times Higher Education World University Ranking 2018.  It embraces people from all cultures and nationalities.

Professor Jennifer Lenga-Long, Associate Director, Graduate Program in Sustainable International Development, University of Washington School of Law, Dr. Dana Raigrodski Lecturer & Director, General LL.M. Program and Executive Director, Global Affairs, University of Washington School of Law and other staff of the Law School have helped secure funding for a Gambian student who was struggling to finance his University Education.

The said student is Bubacarr Drammeh, a former State Counsel and a graduate of the University of The Gambia. When contacted, he had this to say:

“I thank Allah for the blessing. I am excited and grateful to the entire staff of the Law School. My sincere gratitude to Professor Jennifer Lenga-Long, Dr. Dana Raigrodski, Dr. Melissa Kane, Aaron and Olivia for everything they’ve done for me. Thank you! Having said that, I know my family and entire community are really excited and have a lot of expectations.  I am aware of their expectations. I always tell myself that to whom much is given, much is expected. I solicit your prayers for a successful journey.”