Office of the Vice President
Council Designee: Caroline “Carrie” Bettinger-Lopez, White House Advisor on Violence Against Women
Caroline “Carrie” Bettinger-Lopez is the White House Advisor on Violence Against Women. Prior to joining the White House, Carrie was Associate Professor of Clinical Legal Education and Founder and Director of the Human Rights Clinic at the University of Miami School of Law, where her advocacy and scholarship focused on violence against women, gender and race discrimination, and immigrants’ rights. Prior to her legal career, Carrie engaged in social services advocacy and youth education centered on women and girls’ empowerment, as well as anti-violence programming. While serving in the White House, Carrie coordinates efforts to reduce domestic violence, sexual assault, and gender violence issues.
Bettinger-Lopez is a senior advisor to Vice President Biden and serves on the White House Council on Women and Girls. She is a graduate of Columbia Law School and the University of Michigan.