Amal Bass

Amal joined the WLP staff in 2006 and works in a wide variety of areas, including pregnancy/caretaking discrimination and accommodation, Title IX athletic equity and sexual harassment, employment rights, and domestic and sexual violence.

Her legal work includes providing representation and assistance to many individuals who have experienced pregnancy discrimination, denial of breastfeeding opportunities, and inadequate responses by educational institutions to sexual harassment and violence.

Beyond legal work, Bass is a leading voice in advocating to improve women’s health, safety, and economic security in Pennsylvania through her work in the Pennsylvania Campaign for Women’s Health. Amal was a lead author on the WLP’s landmark publication, Through the Lens of Equality: Eliminating Sex Bias to Improve the Health of Pennsylvania’s Women, released in May, 2012.

Amal received her BA from Yale University and earned her JD from Harvard Law School.