Antonia Kirkland has been the Legal Advisor in the New York office of Equality Now since 2009. She began her work with Equality Now first as an intern in 1996-97 and then as a Program Officer in 2002. Prior to 2002, she was the coordinator of the Next Generation Leadership program at the Rockefeller Foundation, a consultant for Equality Now on an amicus brief for a case before the United States Supreme Court in 2000-01, and an intern in the Paris office of Shearman and Sterling, LLP. Ms. Kirkland holds a J.D. from Rutgers University Law School - Newark, a M.Sc. in Gender Studies from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a B.A. in International Relations from Brown University.