Ebonee Avery-Washington

Ebonee Avery-Washington

Program Manager, Legal Advocacy Fund

A leader of one of AAUW’s landmark programs, Ebonee oversees LAF programming while working in close collaboration with LAF-supported plaintiffs and their attorneys. She also makes recommendations for LAF committee and board action on matters concerning gender discrimination, workplace equity, sexual harassment, and sexual violence. Ebonee comes to AAUW from AARP Legal Counsel for the Elderly, where she facilitated the self-help office program, advocated for more than 200 seniors annually, and managed the daily operations of a grassroots pro bono service program. She received a bachelor’s degree in political science from Hampton University in Hampton, Virginia, and a law degree from Western Michigan University’s Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan.
 

Work by Ebonee Avery-Washington

Court Case: Miller et al. v. Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Lucinda Miller sued Texas Tech for sex discrimination in the denial of tenure and retaliation for complaining about the discrimination in violation of Title VII and Texas state laws, as well as pay inequity in violation of the Equal Pay Act. Read more »

Resource   |   January 01, 2000

Court Case: Mandell v. Regents of the University of California

Carol Mandell sued the university for sex, age, and national origin discrimination in violation of California state laws. Read more »

Resource   |   January 01, 2000

Court Case: Hegland v. Santa Clara University

Mary Hegland, an assistant professor of anthropology/sociology, sued Santa Clara University for retaliation, disability and sex discrimination. Read more »

Resource   |   January 01, 2000

Court Case: Jennings v. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Melissa Jennings sued the university alleging that the head coach of the soccer team, Anson Dorrance, sexually harassed her. Read more »

Resource   |   August 01, 1998

Court Case: Macadaeg v. Butler University

Keri Macadaeg, the former Director of Campus Computing and User Services, is suing the university for creating hostile work environment with sexual harassment. Read more »

Resource   |   July 01, 1998

Court Case: Mahoney v. The George Washington University

Eileen Mahoney, a former associate professor of communications at George Washington University, sued the university for sex discrimination in the denial of tenure. Read more »

Resource   |   May 01, 1998

Court Case: A.D. v. Stanford University

A.D., a pediatrician and lung specialist, sued Stanford University for discrimination based on national origin, race, and gender. Read more »

Resource   |   March 04, 1998

Court Case: Glaser v. Fulton-Montgomery Community College, et al.

Marlene Glaser sued the college for sex discrimination in the denial of promotion, and retaliation for complaining about the denial of promotion, in violation of Title VII and New York state laws. Read more »

Resource   |   January 01, 1998

Court Case: Kowal-Vern v. Loyola University at Chicago, et al.

Areta Kowal-Vern filed suit in 1998 in federal district court alleging sex discrimination, age discrimination, and retaliation. Read more »

Resource   |   January 01, 1998

Court Case: Daly v. Princeton University

Ruth Daly sued the university for sex discrimination in the denial of tenure and sexual harassment in violation of New Jersey state aws. Read more »

Resource   |   January 01, 1998