Mujghan Ahmad was born in Mashhad, Iran to Afghan parents and lived in Afghanistan for the first two years of her life. Mujghan earned her J.D. from Golden Gate University, School of Law in 2022 with a specialization certificate in Public Interest Law and Intellectual Property Law. She earned her B.A in Political Science and a minor in International Relations from University of California, Irvine in 2017. She is a member of the Pro Bono Honors Society and was a writer for the Environmental Law Journal. Mujghan is a passionate advocate for women’s rights and human rights in Afghanistan, Iran and the greater SWANA/MENA region. She has studied and written about how ecocide should be considered its own crime under the Rome Statute and how blockchain technology can be utilized to ensure the human right for an adequate standard of living.
As a law student, she has represented low-income individuals in their economic justice needs as well as assisted low-income artists find adequate legal representation for their intellectual property needs. She is excited to work in a field and be in a position that will allow her to advocate for intergenerational wealth transfer and combat gentrification for seniors in San Francisco. She is an avid reader, loves interior design and modern art.