Carol has been working to advance women’s rights for the past thirty years. In 1990, she became the Executive Director the Women’s Law Project, where she has presided over major legal victories in the areas of reproductive rights, discrimination in employment, education, athletics, and welfare.
Her recent work has focused on improving institutional response to violence against women, including leading a major reform effort on the police handling of sex crimes in Philadelphia, and co-chairing a city-wide task force on domestic violence. Carol is a lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania and the Bryn Mawr School of Social Research. She has served on numerous boards of non-profit agencies in Philadelphia, is active in the public interest legal community, is the recipient of many awards and honors, and is frequently featured in local and national media. Carol is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and earned her law degree from Temple University School of Law.