Sahira (she/her/ella) joined Disability Rights Washington as an Office Assistant in the summer of 2022. Most of her professional experience has focused on equitable education and holistic community development through the Los Angeles Unified School District, the city of Los Angeles, and Seattle Central College. Sahira is from Los Angeles, CA and earned a BA from the University of California at Santa Cruz in Feminist Studies and Education. She is currently finishing a paralegal certificate program and hopes to attend law school in the near future to fight for the human rights of native and immigrant communities. Sahira is bilingual in Spanish and English and is learning her native language Nahuatl. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, reading, and going on nature walks with her adventure cat Tako.