Lizzy Wingfield, JD

Reducing Education Barriers for LGBTQ/GNC Youth

Lizzy Wingfield currently serves as a Stoneleigh Emerging Leader Fellow at Education Law Center. She is working to decrease exclusionary discipline, reduce discrimination, and remove educational barriers that disproportionately affect LGBTQ and gender non-conforming (GNC) youth in Greater Philadelphia schools.

Lizzy is an attorney with experience working on issues impacting children, LGBTQ/GNC individuals, and people who have experienced trauma. Previously, she worked for a number of public interest law organizations in Philadelphia, including Women’s Law Project, Philadelphia Legal Assistance, Philadelphia Volunteers for the Indigent Program, and Community Legal Services. She also served as a Staff Editor for the Temple Law Review.

Lizzy holds a BA in philosophy from Haverford College and a JD from Temple University’s Beasley School of Law.

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Emerging Leader Fellow

2017 - 2019

Education Law Center



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