Nina is the Early Childhood National Campaign Director at MomsRising/MamásConPoder. Nina's career had focused on ending the oppression and exploitation of women and girls. She was previously a Program Manager at Community Family Life Services supporting direct services and leadership with low-income communities in Washington, DC and, before that, an educator at Miami Dade College and the University of Central Florida. Nina was also a founding member and Program Coordinator for the Young Women Leaders Program at the University of Central Florida. Nina is on the advisory panel of MissHeard, a teen girl empowerment magazine and lives in Silver Spring, Maryland with her loving partner, persistent toddler, spunky cat, and books.
When did you realize moms have superpowers?
"When I gave birth after 48 hours and then somehow figured out how to feed my child using my body"