Nimra is a State Legislative Counsel with the Center for Reproductive Rights. The Center is a legal advocacy organization that uses the power of the law to advance reproductive rights as human rights around the world. Nimra joined the Center in 2017 after completing a two-year post-graduate legal fellowship with If/When/How. As an If/When/How Senior Fellow at Advocates for Youth, Nimra focused on federal domestic policy and co-founded the Muslim youth Leadership Council, a national youth program promoting health access, racial equity, and reproductive rights of Muslim-identifying young people. Prior to Advocates, she was with the National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum, where she led the organization’s federal and state policy efforts, educated decision makers and participated in amicus strategy. Since 2018, Nimra has served on the national board of directors for SIECUS: Sex Ed for Social change. Nimra holds a J.D. and a master’s certificate in Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies from the University of Houston. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Government and Women and Gender Studies from The University of Texas at Austin. She is licensed to practice law in Texas.
Reproductive Healthcare in the Era of COVID-19: Telehealth, Abortion Care, and Expanding Access for LGBTQ+ People