Fatima Goss Graves is president and CEO of National Women’s Law Center, where she’s served for more than a decade, previously as senior vice president for program and vice president for education and employment. A co-founder of the TIME’S UP Legal Defense Fund, Goss Graves is an advisor on the American Law Institute Project on Sexual and Gender-Based Misconduct on Campus. Recognized for her effectiveness in the public-policy arena, she regularly testifies before Congress and federal agencies, is a frequent speaker at conferences and public education forums, and appears in print and on air as a legal expert on issues core to women’s lives.Previously, she worked as an appellate and trial litigator at Mayer Brown LLP and as a law clerk for Judge Diane P. Wood of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
Graves is a member of the Women’s Media Center 2012 Progressive Women’s Voices Class. She is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles and Yale Law School.