Kayla Patrick, National Women’s Law Center

Kayla Patrick is an education policy fellow conducting research and analysis about the barriers preventing marginalized girls from achieving educational success. Kayla has an expertise in using data-based analysis to inform U.S. education policy and practices, especially to improve the lives of underserved children of color. Kayla holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Wellesley College. She received her Master of Arts in Education Policy from Teachers College at Columbia University where her research focused on disproportionate discipline polices.