Dipti Singh, GC of Planned Parenthood - Pasadena & San Gabriel Valley, developed a passion for human rights work while externing in India during law school. This experience was the first of many that caused her to pursue her passion to make a difference in women’s lives. In this episode of B.S.: Beyond Stereotypes, Dipti walks Merle Vaughn down her unique career path, including sharing the stereotypes she’s encountered as a South Asian female lawyer.
Dipti Singh is the General Counsel of Planned Parenthood Pasadena & San Gabriel Valley, Inc. (PPPSGV). Previously, Dipti was a founding member and Senior Counsel & Director at the Lawyering Project—a nonprofit organization that works throughout the United States to improve access to reproductive health care.
She has also worked for Bet Tzedek Legal Services—a legal aid organization in Los Angeles providing free legal services to low-income individuals and families—where she oversaw the organization’s impact litigation, policy advocacy, and medical-legal partnership work.
Dipti clerked for Judge Christina A. Snyder in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California; served as a litigation associate at Williams & Connolly, LLP; held a litigation fellowship at the Center for Reproductive Rights; and identified and addressed Medicaid and private health insurance barriers that interfere with people’s abilities to make their own reproductive decisions in various roles at the National Health Law Program.
Dipti received her B.A. summa cum laude from the University of California, Irvine, and her J.D. from Berkeley Law where she was selected to join Order of the Coif.
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