Audrey McGinn is the Director of the Iowa State Public Defender's Wrongful Conviction Division. Prior to forming the WCD, she was with the California Innocence Project, where she participated in seven exonerations, and helped found ten innocence projects throughout Latin America. She received her J.D. from California Western School of Law, where she was a student in the Calfornia Innocence Project clinic. She received her B.A. from the University of Washington in International Studies, Spanish, and Portuguese.