Arlinda is originally from Fier, Albania, but has called New York City home since she immigrated to the U.S. She attended Cornell University and graduated cum laude with a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy and Psychology. She later attended Columbia University and graduated with a Master’s degree in Philosophy. Arlinda currently serves as President of the First-Generation Professional Students Organization. During her 1L summer, she worked at the Kellogg Institute for International Studies as a research assistant for Prof. Paolo Carozza. In her free time, she enjoys baking while watching The Great British Bake Off.