Gaylynn Burroughs is senior policy counsel at The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights. She served previously as director of policy & research for the Feminist Majority and the Feminist Majority Foundation. In that role, she developed and led implementation of policy priorities focusing on reproductive health and rights, women’s economic empowerment, elimination of violence against women, and global women’s rights. During her legal career, Gaylynn has been a clinical visiting assistant professor at Fordham Law School in New York City, where she taught the Social Justice Clinic, a part of the Feerick Center for Social Justice. Gaylynn was also a staff attorney in the family defense practice at The Bronx Defenders and has also served as a law clerk to Chief Justice Deborah T. Poritz and Justice Helen E. Hoens, both of the New Jersey Supreme Court. Gaylynn holds a B.A. in history from Yale University and a J.D. and LL.M. in international legal studies from New York University School of Law.
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