Leadership

Kendra Brown
 

Kendra Brown

Senior Director for Diversity, Inclusion and Affinity

(202) 274-4032
kebrown@wcl.american.edu
Suite C107A

Kendra Brown currently serves as Senior Director for Diversity, Inclusion and Affinity for the Washington College of Law at American University.  She is a member of the President’s Council on Diversity and Inclusion, led by American University President Sylvia Burwell. Previous roles she has held are Deputy Chief of Staff and Legislative Director in the U.S. House of Representatives, Policy Director of the Congressional Black Caucus in the U.S. House of Representatives, and Legislative Counsel for Earthjustice.

She is a Former National Chair of the National Black Law Students Association (NBLSA). During her term as National Chair, NBLSA was active in election protection, leadership training and development, academic planning, career development, and extensive advocacy efforts.

Kendra graduated from Hampton University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science with a minor in Business Management.  She began her seminary studies by pursuing coursework at the Interdenominational Theological Center in Atlanta, Georgia, completed her Master of Divinity at Howard University Divinity School, and received her law degree from Vermont Law School.  Additionally, Kendra attended the George Washington University School of Law for her Master of Laws.

She is committed to community engagement and empowerment as a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, The Links, Incorporated and serves on the Leadership Committee of Street Law, Inc, a global, nonpartisan nonprofit organization that develops classroom and community programs to educate young people about law and government.  She has been a member of the executive board of both the Washington Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division and the National Bar Association Young Lawyer’s Division.

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September 20 12:00PM-1:00PM N104 Gender and Law Lunch and Learn, Sterilization for Freedom: Coerced Contraception for Reduced Sentences September 20 12:00PM-1:00PM Tenley Campus - Warren NT07 Classroom War Crimes Research Office Moot Court Info Session September 20 2:00PM-6:00PM Washington College of Law Solutions Without Borders: Transnational Mediation and Arbitration September 20 6:00PM-8:00PM Tenley Campus - Yuma Y403 Classroom "Hasta la RaĆ­z (Down to the Root)": A Human Rights Film Screening September 21 12:00PM-1:30PM Tenley Campus - Yuma YT16 Classroom RESCHEDULED!!! Clinic Language Volunteer/Dean's Fellow Training 2018 September 25 12:00PM-1:20PM Washington College of Law On the Docket: Looking Ahead at the New Supreme Court Term September 26 12:00PM-1:00PM Y115; Washington College of Law Animal Law Society Interest Meeting September 26 12:00PM-1:00PM Tenley Campus - Warren N104 Seminar Room Info Session: The International Lawyers Assisting Workers Project (ILAW) September 26 4:00PM-6:00PM Tenley Campus - Warren N101 Classroom Find a Mentor, Meet a Mentor September 27 8:00AM-5:00PM Washington College of Law 5th Global Congress on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest September 27 10:00AM-12:00PM Washington College of Law Seminar: Introduction to International Commercial & Investment Arbitration September 28 8:00AM-5:00PM Washington College of Law 5th Global Congress on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest Events Calendar ... Find more events in our events calendar
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