Lucy Salcido Carter is the policy director at the Northern California Innocence Project (NCIP) at Santa Clara University School of Law. Before NCIP, Lucy worked as a consultant for more than a dozen years providing policy analysis, program implementation, grants development, and communications services to a wide range of nonprofits, public agencies, foundations, and law firms throughout the country. Prior to her work as a consultant, she managed the child welfare grants portfolio at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, supporting violence prevention initiatives and bringing national visibility to the issue of child exposure to domestic violence. She is a graduate of Stanford Law School and Princeton University. She has an M.A. in Spanish and Portuguese from New York University and is a former Fulbright Scholar.