Parisa Elahi

Parisa Elahi

Joined Stern 2023

Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Kaufman Management Center
44 West Fourth Street, 7-194
New York, NY 10012



Parisa is Business & Human Rights counsel at Cisco. Prior to joining Cisco, she worked on corporate, commercial and Business & Human Rights issues at various in-house roles. She has also worked at an international human rights NGO. She started her career at international law firms working in London and New York. Parisa graduated from NYU Law and has a Masters in International Relations from the London School of Economics.

Research Interests

  • Business & Human Rights
  • Responsible Value Chain
  • Human Rights Due Diligence
  • Conflict Minerals
  • Responsible AI

Courses Taught

  • Professional Responsibility and Leadership

Academic Background

New York University School of Law

MSc., International Relations
The London School of Economics and Political Science

B.A., History and Political Science
University of California, Los Angeles