Agnes Huang

Class of 2004-2005

Agnes Huang, an activist and journalist who has devoted her career to date to championing the causes of women refugees and women of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, served as lay counsel for a number of refugee women before deciding she needed an insider’s perspective on the system she was trying to beat. She is a founding member of Direct Action Against Refugee Exploitation (DAARE), is the founding editor of UBC’s The Legal Eye, was a research associate on the Gendering Asylum project ( and was the student coordinator for the Centre for Feminist Legal Studies...

For more, read Profile of Lloyd George McKenzie and Agnes Huang in UBC Law Alumni Magazine, Fall 2005