FORA.tv Speaker - Maya Harris

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Biography

An accomplished attorney, public policy advocate, and philanthropic leader, Maya Harris is an innovative voice in global efforts to expand equal opportunity, strengthen democracy and protect civil and human rights. Most recently, Harris served as a Senior Policy Advisor to Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign, where she played a leading role in shaping Clinton’s domestic policy agenda. Before joining the Clinton campaign, Harris was a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress, focused on promoting policies that strengthen the U.S. economy and democracy through greater inclusion of women and people of color. While there, she authored Women of Color: A Growing Force in the American Electorate, documenting the current and increasingly future prominence of women of color in influencing political outcomes.

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