Nabila Mansoor has spent the last several years working to improve political awareness in underrepresented communities. She currently works with Mi Familia Vota as a Youth Leadership Organizer and a Special Projects Manager at Emgage. She is the prior Executive Director at Emgage, a civic engagement organization committed to empowering American Muslim communities to take part in political discourse. Prior to Emgage, Nabila had a private law practice in Houston specializing
in family law. Nabila is a Muslim Leadership Initiative Fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute, a program that invites American Muslims to explore how Jews understand Judaism and Israel. She is also the Southwest co-lead of the Sisterhood of Salaam
Shalom, a women’s group working to build bridges and fight hate through a sisterhood of Muslim and Jewish women. Nabila is active in the Houston community
on several volunteer fronts. Presently, she sits on the Houston Coalition Against Hate, an alliance of progressive groups working to combat hate incidents in the Houston area. After Hurricane Harvey, Nabila joined Houston Rising, a coalition of diverse
groups fighting for equitable recovery to ensure federal, state, and philanthropic funds serve communities in Houston most affected by natural disasters.
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