Carrie Garber Siegrist
Carrie Garber Siegrist is the Senior Program Officer at the Lex Mundi Pro Bono Foundation which is the 501(c)(3) nonprofit affiliate of Lex Mundi, the world’s leading association of independent law firms. The Foundation connects social entrepeneurs with pro bono legal services globally. By providing social entrepreneurs with access to critically needed legal assistance, the Foundation joins the global social entrepreneur movement for positive social change. Ms. Siegrist works primarily on the development of LawForChange.com, a unique legal resource for people and organizations dedicated to improving lives and bringing about positive social change. The site provides free, jurisdicition-specific, legal resources in a variety of topics to social innovators in the United States and serves as a forum for individuals working at the intersection of law and social change.
Prior to joining the Lex Mundi Pro Bono Foundation, Ms. Siegrist was Counsel with the Public International Law and Policy Group (PILPG) where she managed the operations of U.S. Government-funded legal projects in Nepal, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, and Bosnia.
Ms. Siegrist’s previous experience includes co-founding a non-profit organization, Cambodia’s Children Education Fund (CCEdFund), which provides educational opportunities for impoverished and orphaned Cambodian students. Ms. Siegrist was also a teacher with Teach for America in New York City.
Ms. Siegrist is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. She was educated at Bates College (B.A.), Bank Street College of Education (M.S.Ed.) and American University Washington College of Law (J.D.). At American University Washington College of Law, Ms. Siegrist was a member of the Moot Court Honor Society’s Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition and a participant in the United Nations Committee Against Torture Project.
Degrees & Universities
- J.D., American University Washington College of Law (cum laude)
- M.S.Ed., Bank Street College of Education
- B.A., Bates College