Ms. Sanders graduated, cum laude, from the University at Albany, State University of New York, with her B.A. in Political Science and Africana Studies in 2006. She received her M.A. in Africana Studies at the University at Albany in 2007. Her experiences studying abroad in West Africa sparked an interest in the African continent and for international law. Ms. Sanders later earned her J.D. from Albany Law School in 2012. It was at Albany Law School that she received the second prize in the Justice Robert Jackson Centennial Student Writing Competition. Her paper compared Justice Robert Jackson, the U.S. Prosecutor at the Nuremberg Trials, with the International Criminal Court’s First Prosecutor, Luis Moreno-Ocampo. Her paper was presented at the Africa & International Law Conference at Albany Law in April 2012.
Ms. Sanders is Of Counsel at Paykin, Richland & Falkowski, P.C., and she currently resides in Brooklyn, New York. She is a member of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. and several Bar Associations including, the New York State Bar Association and the Metropolitan Black Bar Association. Ms. Sanders likes to spend her free time reading, watching films, and traveling internationally. She is currently learning French.