Chelsea Armstrong is a public interest fellow at the William S. Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. During school, Chelsea instructed a course for the community on immigration law and received the Nebraska NASA space law grant. Chelsea is in leadership positions with the Public Interest Law Association, International Law Society, Animal Legal Defense Fund, and the J. Ruben Clark Law Society. Prior to starting law school last fall, Chelsea interned with the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute for eight months where she worked with former foster youth to write policy reports and present their ideas for reform in the foster care system to Members of Congress.
Chelsea received her Bachelor’s degrees from Brigham Young University in Political Science and Portuguese with an emphasis in Global Development. She has extensive research experience in intercultural competencies, public policy, and international development. She is passionate about human rights and child welfare. She hopes to one day work permanently in the child welfare field on a macro level, fighting for the children affected by adoption, both domestic and intercountry, as well as the foster care system.