Sharita Gruberg (she/her) is the Vice President of the LGBTQ Research and Communications Project at the Center for American Progress. In that role, she leads the organization’s work advancing LGBTQ equality and combating discrimination. Prior to joining CAP, Sharita worked for the Women’s Refugee Commission, the American Bar Association Commission on Immigration, and the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees. Sharita earned her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center, and she also received the Refugees and Humanitarian Emergencies Certificate from the Institute for the Study of International Migration. She holds a B.A. in political science and women’s studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Sharita serves on the board of the Capital Area Immigrant Rights Coalition and was recognized by the National LGBT Bar Association as one of the 40 Best LGBTQ+ Attorneys Under the Age of 40 in 2019.
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