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Paulina (Paula) Rudnicka

ABA Rule of Law Initiative
Legal Advisor
Paula Rudnicka has 15 years of experience in the international development field, with a focus on the rights of women and marginalized populations, gender integration, refugees and migration, and countering gender-based violence (GBV). Paula leads ABA ROLI’s Gender Practice Group, is a member of the Research, Evaluation, and Learning Team, and serves as the Technical Advisor for the Women and Girls Empowered (WAGE) consortium. Paula joined ABA ROLI in 2005 after completing a fellowship at Human Rights First. She also worked with the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees, and she co-founded the Halina Niec Human Rights Association (currently Legal Aid Centre) in Poland. Paula was a Thomas Buergenthal Scholar at the George Washington University Law School, where she earned her LL.M. In addition, she holds a Master of Law degree from the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland.