Nadia is currently Senior Campaign Director focusing on national Early Learning policy. She has a deep passion for connecting grassroots work to systemic change and reform and increasing the political involvement and representation of women and marginalized communities. She currently serves on the National Board of Directors of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) as the Affiliate representative from the New Jersey ACLU Affiliate. On the ACLU-NJ Board, she also serves as Affiliate Equity Officer and is the co-founder of the Bangladeshi American Women's Development Initiative (BAWDI), a community initiative empowering Bangladeshi women and girls in NJ.
Prior to this, she was Program Director at the Andrew Goodman Foundation, where she developed and led their Vote Everywhere program, focusing on making voting more systematically accessible for communities around the country. Nadia has also worked to organize youth of color in Richmond, CA, taught photojournalism classes to refugee students in Oakland, CA and served as a domestic violence advocate for South Asian women and families.
Nadia lives in New Jersey with her fellow do-gooder husband, Roberto, and is a proud adopted Jersey girl. She is a passionate cat lady and has finally embraced being a boy mom to her two rambunctious little boys due to a loving, ongoing episode of Stockholm Syndrome. You can find her on Twitter and Facebook.