Natalie Vernon is a third year Juris Doctorate candidate at Harvard Law School where she is the President of the Women’s Law Association, a senior fellow with the Law and Government Program of Study, and a member on the Journal on Law & Technology. Natalie’s interested in understanding the intersections of law, business, and technology, particularly when involving government regulation. She’s also passionate about gender equality and the realities women face in legal, political, and policy professions. Before coming to Harvard Natalie spent four years working at Google, leading the company’s efforts around the 2012 election and launching initiatives with state and local governments. She also worked in the White House Office of Political Affairs where she was responsible for twenty states in the south and southwest. Her clinical experience span law firms in New York and Hong Kong, time with the Consumer Protection Division at the Iowa Attorney General’s Office, legislative research for Massachusetts State Senator Eric Lesser, and a health inspectorate fellowship with the Botswana Ministry of Health. Born and raised in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Natalie received a B.A. in Political Science and a Masters in Public Administration from the University of Pennsylvania. Even though Penn is not in the Big Ten, she still loves college football. Go Hawkeyes!