Natasha Lycia Ora Bannan

NLG President-Elect

Natasha Lycia Ora Bannan is a human rights lawyer and Associate Counsel at LatinoJustice PRLDEF, a national civil rights organization, where she works with low-wage Latina immigrant workers, as well as on the domestic implementation of human rights norms. Prior to joining LatinoJustice, she worked in the International Women's Human Rights Clinic at CUNY School of Law and at the Center for Reproductive Rights.  She clerked for the Hon. Ronald L. Ellis in the Southern District of New York and was an Ella Baker Fellow at the Center for Constitutional Rights. Natasha graduated from CUNY School of Law, where she was Editor-in-Chief of the CUNY Law Review and a Fellow at the Center for Latino and Latina Rights and Equality. 

Natasha has advocated before international and regional human rights bodies on issues including colonialism, sexual violence in armed conflict, femicide, reproductive rights violations and hate crimes.  She has authored numerous articles and reports, specifically on gender and human rights and is barred in the states of New York and New Jersey. Natasha also co-chairs the National Lawyers Guild's Subcommittee on Puerto Rico.