VFA PIONEER HISTORIES PROJECT: CAROL ROBLES-ROMANadmin2023-10-30T12:20:10-04:00
THE VFA PIONEER HISTORIES PROJECT
August 27, 1962 – August 20, 2023
“Part of my ethos is being a disruptor, in a good, nice way. It’s about creating strategic partnerships to make change happen.”
Deputy mayor for legal affairs and counsel to New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg for 12 years. New York state assistant attorney general for civil rights. President and CEO of Legal Momentum, where she spearheaded legislative, legal and policy efforts to ensure equal rights for women and girls, combat human trafficking and violence against women and to protect women’s economic security. CUNY Trustee and Hunter College Dean. National Organization for Women (NOW) Advisory Board, the boards of the Women’s Forum of New York, the National Association of Women Lawyers and Veteran Feminists of America. CEO and vice chair of the ERA Coalition. Shepherded in a new era for the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). Coined the phrase and developed programs uplifting a “new era for the ERA,” with “women of color leading the way.” B.A. from Fordham University at Lincoln Center. J.D. from New York University School of Law.
Photo. Carol Robles-Román with Muriel Fox, VFA’s chair of the board and co-founder of NOW, October 2014.