Bellagio Residents/

Sabrina Mahtani

August 2023 Cohort

Bellagio Residency: August 2023

Project: “Women Beyond Walls – Ending the Over-Incarceration of Women Worldwide”

Sabrina Mahtani is a human rights lawyer and expert on women’s access to justice. She has worked with multiple nonprofit and intergovernmental agencies, including Amnesty International and The Elders. She is also the founder of Women Beyond Walls, a movement-building platform working to end the over-incarceration of women worldwide. Sabrina is an award-winning writer on justice and human rights and has written for numerous publications, including Al Jazeera, African Arguments, and New Internationalist. She is the recipient of a London Writers Award and SKY Arts RSL Writers Award. Sabrina visited Bellagio in August 2023 to focus on a writing project on women’s incarceration and research for the second series of the Women Beyond Walls podcast.