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 by facilitating the development of spaces where they can develop their leadership and share their own diverse lived experiences. She was previously a Program Manager at Community Family Life Services supporting direct services and mentorship with low-income communities in Washington, DC and, before that, 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"