Nia Evans is a gender and racial justice organizer focused on creating safe, supportive schools for girls of color. As a Campaign Manager at the National Women’s Law Center, she built a national campaign to end the criminalization of Black girls in school and collaborated with policymakers on school safety issues. She also co-authored two groundbreaking reports with D.C. students on the harmful effects of dress codes on girls’ education. Her work has spurred student and community activism and legislative action at the state and local level. Her work and words have been featured by USA Today, NPR, the Washington Post, and cited in the education platform of a top 2020 presidential candidate. Nia will receive her Master’s in Education Policy from the Harvard Graduate School of Education in 2020.