Natalya “Ling” Ritter is the Associate Director of the Utah Center for Legal Inclusion. Ling grew up in Salt Lake City and graduated summa cum laude and phi beta kappa from Princeton University in 2019 with a Bachelor of Arts in Politics. For her senior thesis, she analyzed the racial and political classification of Filipinos within the early twentieth-century American legal framework.
In her free time, Ling cooks, gardens, and performs as a jazz musician. She also serves as vice president and co-founder of the Filipino American National Historical Society-Utah Chapter, as well as president and co-founder of Kalos Academy, a nonprofit established to support students unable to pursue higher education due to COVID-19.