Mollie Lam

Mollie Lam is the AAUW Legal Advocacy Fund senior manager. Mollie manages LAF’s case support program, making recommendations to the LAF Committee and working with plaintiffs to challenge discrimination and harassment in education and the workplace. Mollie also manages Campus Outreach Grants and Case Support Travel Grants, collaborating with AAUW branches to promote awareness about the legal rights of workers and students. She earned her bachelor’s in history with a concentration in cross-cultural studies from Carleton College. She received her juris doctor from Washington University in St. Louis. An attorney with a background in discrimination law, advocacy, and the federal court system, Mollie previously served as law clerk to Judge Michael J. Melloy on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit.
Legal Advocacy Fund plaintiffs of the Mansourian, et al. v. Regents of the University of California, et al. case

Take the Lead with Legal Advocacy

You can play a crucial part in teaching young people, educators, and communities about their rights as workers and students. Take a look at these four steps to bring legal advocacy to your branch. Read more »

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LAF Express — July 2014

AAUW Members Hear What the Latest Supreme Court Decisions Mean in Recent LAF Call On July 15, AAUW members from across the country joined LAF staff to discuss the U.S. […] Read more »

  |     |   July 22, 2014

Lulu Sun v. University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth

Lulu Sun, an English professor, has alleged sex and race discrimination in the promotion process at UMass Dartmouth. Read more »

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Know Your Rights: Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

Know Your Rights: Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 Articles The Untold Story behind the Civil Rights Act Honoring the Women of the Civil Rights Movement We […] Read more »

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LAF Express

LAF Express is an e-bulletin designed to keep states and branches informed on the latest activities, deadlines, and programming resources of the Legal Advocacy Fund. Read more »

  |   ,   |   June 17, 2014

LAF Express — June 2014

Register for the July 15 LAF Supreme Court Wrap-Up Call Join us July 15 for a call to analyze the U.S. Supreme Court’s term. Federal courts are sometimes the last, […] Read more »

  |     |   June 16, 2014
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AAUW’s Title IX Champions!

The Title IX Champions award celebrates the vital contributions of AAUW members and branches across the country to Title IX advocacy. Read more »

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Know the Score: Investigate Title IX Compliance in High School Athletics

Use this Program in a Box to encourage your local schools to make sure girls have equal opportunities before litigation becomes necessary. Read more »

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Cut Girls’ Sports? Not on Her Watch!

When avid lacrosse player Cathryn Garrett heard that her high school was planning on cutting the girls’ team because “there wasn’t enough interest,” she decided to prove them wrong. Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   June 12, 2014

LAF Express — May 2014

Calling All Title IX Champions — the Next Deadline Is June 2! Nominate an AAUW branch or member for our new Title IX Champion award! AAUW members are doing amazing […] Read more »

  |     |   May 20, 2014