Earyn Edwards
National Historian
George Washington University School of Law

Earyn Edwards serves as the 2016-2017 Historian for the National Black Law Students Association (“NBLSA”). In this role, she is responsible for preparing a narrative account of the Association’s activities during the term of office, which when approved by the National Executive Board, becomes a permanent part of the Association’s official history.

National Historian Edwards is a native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Spelman College, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Political Science. While at Spelman College, National Historian Edwards served as a member of Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, the Spelman Student Government Association, and the Mu Pi Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.

She is currently a 3L student at The George Washington School of Law. During her time in law school she has served as a member of Street Law, the Gulf Recovery Network and the Labor and Employment Society. Prior to joining NBLSA’s national board, National Historian Edwards served as Historian for The George Washington School of Law Black Law Student Association.

In addition to her organizational leadership, National Historian Edwards is a recipient of the Peggy Browning Fellowship and has worked as a legal intern for McGuireWoods LLP, The Honorable Judge George Jarrod Hazel and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. National Historian Edwards has also studied abroad at Oxford University through the GW-Oxford Program in International Human Rights Law.

National Historian Edwards enjoys reading, traveling and spending time with her family.