Isatou Jallow is a human rights advocate focused on the rights of persons with disabilities, particularly with respect to accessibility. She is a Ph.D. student in the University of Washington School of Law and her research focus is inclusive education. She was born and raised in the Gambia and continues to advocate for a policy change in the Gambia that can create inclusivity for persons with disabilities.
Isatou holds a Master of Laws in Sustainable International Development from the University of Washington School of Law, and has previously volunteered with several human rights groups on matters of immigration, disability and sexual violence. She is a recipient of the UW Husky 100 award in 2017 for her work on behalf of women and currently serves as a commissioner on the City of Seattle Immigrant and Refugee Commission.