Cortney Sanders has demonstrated leadership, scholarship, and citizenship at The University of Texas at Austin. Cortney is a proud Houstonian who loves serving others and promoting academic excellence. While serving as a student representative for the Fisher v. Texas Supreme Court case, in which she filed an amicus brief on behalf of the Black Student Alliance, Cortney has shown her passion for equal opportunity at UT. In fall 2013, Cortney worked as a full-time intern for the U.S. House Committee on Education and Workforce, making that the highlight of her college career. Courtney has gone to Accra, Ghana for economic development service. After that, she plans to attend graduate school studying Public Policy. In between going abroad and graduate school Cortney is excited to design a social justice project focusing on community development and education policy.