Ashlynn Kendzior (she/hers) first joined GULC in 2022 as the Supervising Attorney & Teaching Fellow for the International Women’s Human Rights Clinic. In that capacity, she supervised students in their research and advocacy to end child marriage and expand reproductive rights in Uganda. Before joining GULC, Ashlynn served as the Robina Post-Graduate Fellow at Gender Justice in St. Paul, Minnesota, where she worked on issues related to LGBTQ+ rights and gender equity with a focus on reproductive rights. She also held a Benjamin B. Ferencz Fellowship at World Without Genocide where she conducted outreach and advocacy to ban child marriage in Minnesota. Ashlynn clerked for Judge Thomas Fraser and Judge Lois Conroy in Hennepin County District Court. She is a passionate advocate for reproductive rights and the rights of the LGBTQ+ community.
Ashlynn earned her J.D. with a concentration in Human Rights Law from the University of Minnesota Law School. She holds a B.A. in Political Science and Spanish Studies from the University of Minnesota. Ashlynn is barred in Minnesota and the District of Columbia.