Fernanda Katz Ellenberg
International Programs Coordinator
Fernanda Katz Ellenberg is the International Programs Coordinator at the American University Washington College of Law (WCL). In this capacity, she manages the Humphrey Fellowship Program and the International Visiting Scholars Program and oversees their daily operations. Prior to joining WCL, Fernanda worked as a Senior Advocacy Officer at the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights, focusing on sexual minorities rights, the right to education, and food security. Before joining the RFK Center, Fernanda worked as a foreign attorney at Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP, in the United States, and as an associate at Veirano Advogados, in Brazil. She received her Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) degree from the Catholic University in Porto Alegre (PUC-RS), Brazil, and her Master of Laws (LL.M) degree from Cornell Law School. Fernanda speaks Portuguese, English, and Spanish.