As Policy Associate at Essie, Titilayo works to advance meaningful criminal justice systems change in California. She works in coalition with local, statewide, and national partners to drive change, most notably with JusticeLA and the National Bail Out collective.
Titilayo brings four years of legal experience with a passion for advocacy and a belief in people power. Prior to joining Essie, Titilayo worked as an attorney in Washington, D.C., representing multinational corporations and providing pro bono counsel in a variety of cases, including criminal defense and civil rights litigation. During law school, Titilayo deepened her critical analysis and strategic framework of race and gender injustices in this country. Titilayo holds a B.A. from Indiana University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.