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Board of Directors

Tonya Robinson

Board Chair

Vice Chair & General Counsel, Legal, Regulatory, and Compliance, KPMG Tonya Robinson serves as KPMG LLP’s Vice Chair and General Counsel – Legal, Regulatory and Compliance. As a member of the Firm’s executive Management Committee, she reports to the Chairman/CEO and oversees the Office of General Counsel, Office of the Chief Ethics…

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Elizabeth H. Shuler

Board Secretary-Treasurer

President, AFL-CIO Elizabeth H. (Liz) Shuler is president of the 60 unions and 12.5 million members of the AFL-CIO, and the first woman leader of America’s labor movement. A visionary leader and longtime trade unionist, Shuler believes the labor movement is the single most powerful vehicle for progress and that unions are…

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Priya Aiyar

Board Member

Priya Aiyar is American Airlines’ Chief Legal Officer. She leads the airline’s Legal Affairs team and its legal strategies. This includes the company’s corporate governance, securities and corporate finance, commercial, litigation, competition and antitrust, compliance, privacy, environmental, labor and employment, and intellectual property legal issues and work. Priya joined American in 2019…

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Terri Carmichael Jackson

Board Member

Terri Carmichael Jackson is the Executive Director of the Women’s National Basketball Players Association. She leads WNBPA board relations, the group licensing program, labor matters generally and collective bargaining negotiations, specifically. These responsibilities require her to be a good negotiator, creative marketing consultant, listener & problem-solver and all-around fixer. She believes in…

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Daralyn Durie

Board Member

Partner, Morrison Foerster Daralyn Durie is one of the nation’s preeminent trial lawyers with significant experience litigating high-stakes disputes on behalf of leading innovators in the technology and life sciences sectors. Daralyn draws on decades of experience serving as lead counsel in complex matters and securing successful outcomes in major litigation. Her…

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Stacey Friedman

Board Member

Executive Vice President & General Counsel, JPMorgan Chase & Co. Stacey Friedman is Executive Vice President and General Counsel for JPMorgan Chase & Co., and a member of the firm’s Operating Committee. She also serves as the Operating Committee Sponsor of the firm's Digital Assets Group and as the Executive Sponsor of…

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Meena Harris

Board Member

Founder & CEO, Phenomenal Meena Harris is the founder & CEO of Phenomenal, the Tony Award®-winning impact-media company. Also a children's book author and lawyer, Meena is a respected industry leader and an influential voice for gender and racial equity. Meena’s fourth children’s book A Is For Ambitious is the sequel to…

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Anita F. Hill

Board Member

Senior Advisor to the Provost & Professor of Policy, Law & Women’s Studies, Brandeis University Anita Hill grew up on a farm in Oklahoma, the youngest of 13 children. She graduated from Oklahoma State University and received her J.D. from Yale Law School. Starting her career in Washington, D.C., Hill worked in…

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Margaret Huang

Board Member

President and CEO, Southern Poverty Law Center Margaret Huang, an advocate for human rights and racial justice for nearly three decades, is the President and CEO of the Southern Poverty Law Center. The SPLC serves as a catalyst for racial justice in the U.S. South and beyond, working in partnership with communities…

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Garry Jenkins

Board Member

President, Bates College Garry W. Jenkins is president of Bates College.  A nationally respected authority on nonprofit organizations, corporate governance, lawyers and leadership development, and higher education, Jenkins is an award-winning scholar and academic administrator. Prior to arriving at Bates in July 2023, Jenkins served for seven years as dean and William…

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David Lopez

Board Member

Professor of Law and Professor Alfred Slocum Scholar, Rutgers Law School David Lopez joined Rutgers Law School as Co-Dean in August 2018 and was the longest-serving General Counsel of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Dean Lopez was twice nominated to the position by President Barack Obama and confirmed by the United…

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Melissa Murray

Board Member

Frederick I. and Grace Stokes Professor of Law, NYU School of Law Melissa Murray is the Frederick I. and Grace Stokes Professor of Law at the New York University School of Law and Faculty Director of the Birnbaum Women’s Leadership Network. Previously, Murray was the Alexander F. And May T. Morrison Professor of Law…

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Kimberly Parker

Board Member

Partner, WilmerHale, Vice Chair, Litigation/Controversy Department  Kimberly A. Parker's practice focuses on white-collar criminal matters, internal corporate investigations, and compliance counseling. Ms. Parker is vice chair of the firm's Litigation/Controversy Department, co-chair of the White Collar Defense and Investigations Practice, and co-leads the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and Anti-Corruption Practice. Ms.…

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Mónica Ramírez

Board Member

Founder & President, Justice for Migrant Women Mónica Ramírez is an activist, author, civil rights attorney, social entrepreneur and speaker. She has been specifically engaged in direct service and advocacy on behalf of farmworkers, Latinas and immigrant women. Mónica employs a holistic, victim-centered approach to her work and she is an ardent…

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Maya Rupert

Board Member

Clara J. Shin

Board Member

Partner, Covington & Burling LLP Clara Jihye Shin is a partner at Covington & Burling LLP and co-chair of the firm’s Commercial Litigation Practice Group.  Clients call on Clara in late stages of litigation to take matters to trial or reorient the strategic direction of a case.  In the last few years,…

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Kristin Sverchek

Board Member

President, Lyft Kristin Sverchek is the President at Lyft, a public transportation network company operating in hundreds of cities across the United States and Canada. She holds a B.A. in Molecular and Cell Biology at the University of California, Berkeley and a J.D. from UC Law SF (formerly UC Hastings College of…

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Fatima Goss Graves

President and CEO

Fatima Goss Graves (she/her) is a nationally recognized leader in the fight for gender justice and an expert in law, policy, and culture change. She is President and CEO of the National Women’s Law Center, President of the National Women’s Law Center Action Fund, and a co-founder of the TIME’S UP Legal…

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