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Yolanda Bromfield Institute for Privacy Protection Fellow

Meet Yolanda, an Institute for Privacy Protection Student Fellow 2017-2018

Seton Hall Law’s Institute for Privacy Protection is pleased to highlight the Student Fellows for 2017-2018. The Student Fellows teach unique curriculum in elementary and middle school.  The curriculum includes the following topics: Introduction to Privacy, Digital Footprint and Reputation, Ads and Content, and Balancing Time Online vs. Offline. It is anticipated that our current cohort will teach over 200 elementary and middle school children by the summer of 2018 in New Jersey and New York. Additionally, the Student Fellows are integrally involved in the Institute for Privacy Protection conferences and continuing legal education events. 

Meet Yolanda Bromfield - Yolanda is a third-year law student at Seton Hall Law. Prior to attending law school, Yolanda was a math teacher at Paul Robeson Charter School in Trenton, New Jersey. Yolanda served as a corporate compliance fellow at Johnson & Johnson in New Brunswick, New Jersey. While at J & J, Yolanda worked on various projects involving clinical trials over social media and the privacy and FDA implications that arise from engaging patients over the internet, as well as research on health care provider contracts. This past summer, Yolanda worked as a summer associate at McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter, LLP in Newark, New Jersey. At McElroy, Yolanda worked in the practice areas of employment law, health law, commercial litigation, and construction law. Yolanda is most interested in the ways in which the accessibility of health care information over the Internet erodes privacy interests and expectations. Yolanda obtained a B.S. from Hartwick College and an M.A. from Columbia University, Teachers College, and also served as a teacher in AmeriCorps Vista.