Sharita (she/her) is the Vice President of Economic Justice at the National Partnership for Women & Families where she champions policies that promote economic equity throughout women's lives. Prior to joining the National Partnership, Sharita served as the Vice President of the LGBTQI+ Research and Communications Project at the Center for American Progress. In that role, she led the organization’s work advancing LGBTQI+ equality and combating discrimination. 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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