Nazly Sobhi Damasio

Nazly Sobhi Damasio

Communications Director

Nazly is a Persian-Venezuelan organizer and visionary campaigns and communications strategist. For over a decade, she has worked on numerous global campaigns at the intersection of racial justice, gender based justice, migration and labor rights in the US, Latin America, Asia and the Middle East with several organizations including the Fight for 15, SEIU, UN Women, Ma ma Cash, the Center for Reproductive Rights, United We Dream, Centro de los Derechos del Migrante, Mijente, The Center for Cultural Power and JASS.  She began her career organizing women garment workers in maquiladoras against sexual abuse & exploitation along the US/Mexico border and transitioned into communications strategy work at the Fight for 15 after several years as an organizing lead on the campaign. As the creator and founder of La Feminista Descolonial, a Spanish-language intersectional feminista platform, Nazly facilitates dialogue online in various Spanish speaking communities globally from an anti capitalist, anti racist, anti oppressive & decolonized perspective in order to spark activism offline. Determined to unapologetically exist and resist in the world, Nazly grounds her work in transformative practices that prioritize relationship building, healing justice, and building movements that are collaborative and sustainable in order to create a world in which the lives of queer, trans and non-binary Black and brown historically oppressed and colonized people are prioritized and our collective liberation is realized. Nazly holds a B.A in International Relations from DePaul University and is fluent in Spanish, Farsi, Arabic & English. Nazly is also an award winning classically trained violinist who has been performing domestically and internationally as a soloist and in various ensembles since she was ten years old. Her work has been featured in the Huffington Post, Latina Magazine, Teen Vogue, The Fader, Wear Your Voice Magazine, Remezcla, INDIE Magazine and various other digital platforms.

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    nazly@globallaborjustice.org