Nadia Firozvi is the Senior Director for the Just and Inclusive Society Project at Democracy Fund, an independent foundation working to ensure that our political system is able to withstand new challenges and deliver on its promise to the American people. Nadia oversees strategy development, grantmaking, communications, philanthropic partnerships, and research of the program, and provides expertise and guidance to grantees and partner funders.
Prior to joining Democracy Fund, Nadia served as a Policy Advisor in the Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. She also served as Domestic Policy Coordinator at the Arab American Institute and as a Staff Attorney at the Asian Pacific American Legal Resource Center, where she provided direct legal services in immigration, language access, civil rights, and more.
Nadia was also a founding board member of Many Languages One Voice and was a board member of The Nexus Fund. She sits on the board of More in Common US and was a member of the Biden-Harris Transition Team.
Nadia holds degrees from Loyola University in Maryland, University of Baltimore School of Law, and American University Washington College of Law.