In January 2021, the Harvard International Law Journal published its conversation with PJI Director Maxine Marcus as part of the Women in International Law: Distinguished Voices interview series.

Created by the American Society for International Law Women in International Law Interest Group (WILIG) and the Harvard International Law Journal (HILJ), the Women in International Law Distinguished Voices initiative seeks to highlight the stories of a diverse group of distinguished women in international law and to celebrate their contributions to the field. The team reached out to Max as the 2018 winner of the ASIL-WILIG Prominent Women in International Law Award. The interview is intended to highlight Max’s experiences in this audiovisual library. A full transcript and video are available on the HILJ website. ​You can also watch the conversation below.

Part I, Distinguished Career in International Law: “Victims and survivors are the main purpose for prosecution.”

Part II, Work for Women, with Women, as Women: “It is hard to decide between tackling the misogyny and practicing international law.”

Part III, Reflecting and Looking Forward: “My heroine is my mother.”