Amanda Spriggs Reid

Equal Justice Works Fellow at Women Enabled International

Amanda Spriggs Reid (she/her) is currently an Equal Justice Works (EJW) Fellow with Women Enabled International. Amanda’s EJW project at WEI advocates for abortion access for disabled people through amicus briefs in impact litigation, technical guidance on disability justice for abortion care professionals, and education outreach on reproductive justice for disability advocates.

Amanda received her J.D. from Wake Forest University School of Law in 2023, where she was awarded the Smith Anderson Pro Bono Award for Exceptional Service, and the Miriam E. “Miki” Felsenburg Award, recognizing exceptional leadership in the area of social justice. During law school, she also served as executive director of the Public Interest Law Organization; community outreach director and Disability Project coordinator of the Pro Bono Project; and founded the active chapter of If/When/How: Lawyering for Reproductive Justice.

Prior to law school, Amanda served as an AmeriCorps member with the Illinois Bar Association’s JusticeCorps program providing legal resources to pro se litigants. Amanda graduated magna cum laude with a BA in political science from Olivet Nazarene University, where she received the only departmental honors of the year for her thesis on partisan gerrymandering in North Carolina.

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