Aoife Delargy Lowe is the vice president of law school engagement & advocacy at Equal Justice Works, where she works with law school professionals, law students, and the public interest community on issues including careers in public interest law, educational debt, and Public Service Loan Forgiveness. Her department facilitates short-term student fellowship opportunities, the largest public service legal career fair in the country, and educational, leadership and networking opportunities for students.
Aoife was born in New York and raised in Galway, Ireland. Barred in New York State, Aoife has a diverse background in public interest law and law school administration. Previously, she served as the Associate Director of the Office of Career and Professional Development at the Catholic University, Columbus School of Law. Before becoming Associate Director, she was the law school’s Pro Bono Coordinator.
Before joining the staff of Equal Justice Works, Aoife served as a law school professional member on the organization’s National Advisory Committee. In 2019, she served as the Chair of the Irish Network D.C. (IN-DC). She was named one of the Irish Echo’s ’40 under 40′ in 2016, and in 2018 she received a D.C. Legal Hacker Award for her work with the Washington Council of Lawyers’ National Pro Bono Week Committee.
Aoife graduated from the National University of Ireland, Galway with a B.A.I. (French & Law) and LL.B (Law) before moving to Washington, D.C. in 2011.