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Fatima Goss Graves

Vice President for Education and Employment, National Women's Law Center

Fatima Goss Graves is Vice President for Education and Employment at the National Women's Law Center, where she works to promote the rights of women and girls at school and in the workplace. Ms. Goss Graves advocates and litigates core legal and policy issues relating to at-risk girls in school, including those that impact pregnant and parenting students, students in a hostile school climate and students participating in athletics. She further works to advance equal pay for equal work, expand opportunities for women in nontraditional fields, and ensure the development of fundamental legal principles of equal opportunity. She uses a number of advocacy strategies in her work on these issues ranging from public education and legislative advocacy to litigation, including briefs in the Supreme Court and federal courts of appeals. Prior to joining the Center, she worked as an appellate and trial litigator at Mayer Brown LLP. She began her career as a law clerk for the Honorable Diane P. Wood of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. Ms. Goss Graves is a graduate of the University of California at Los Angeles and Yale Law School.


Publications

Is There a War on Women? - Podcast
Civil Rights Practice Group Podcast
May 30, 2013
Ledbetter and Beyond: Does the Media Oversimplify Gender Issues? - Event Audio/Video
Civil Rights Practice Group and the Committee for Justice
October 11, 2012
Federal Initiatives on K-12 School Bullying Prevention - Event Audio/Video
2011 National Lawyers Convention
November 10, 2011

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