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Our Team


courtney kiehl, esq.

Executive Director

Courtney Kiehl is a sexual abuse attorney and a highly regarded victims' rights advocate. She founded A.C.H.E. as a response to her own experience with sexual abuse. While an undergraduate student at UCLA, she served as the Co-Internal Director of The Clothesline Project as well as serving as Co-Chair of Students Preventing, Educating, and Acting in California (S.P.E.A.C.) Against Violence, which was the first UC wide coalition of students addressing issues related to sexual and domestic violence. While at UCLA she also received the honor of Los Angeles County's Volunteer of the Year for her work in the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office Victim-Witness Assistant Program. Kiehl received her Juris Doctorate from Pennsylvania State University, where she was a Family Law Clinic fellow and currently serves as Project Manager for Research Engagement & Community Healing.  She has worked for the Centre County Women's Resource Center and the National Crime Victim Law Institute and has served as a board member of Peaceful Hearts Foundation. Kiehl has been featured in the Los Angeles Times, Indy Star, Thought Catalog, and Cosmopolitan, as well as on ABC's "Good Morning America" and ESPN's "360" and "E:60".

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Director of Development, Grants & Corporate Relations

Jennifer Kiehl joined A.C.H.E. as Director of Development, Grants & Corporate Relations in 2017. She is a graduate of Columbia College and holds a Certificate in Grant Writing from DePaul University. In addition to working with A.C.H.E., Jennifer is the founder, editor, and co-host of Scout & Birdie, an online literary magazine and podcast.