Shapri LoMaglio is a principal in Raben's Issue Campaigns practice area, bringing to bare a long track record of working with diverse coalitions towards shared goals and a decade-plus of experience in higher education, public policy, media and communication, campaign leadership, and association and nonprofit management.
Shapri strives to bring an authentic and empathetic presence, a curious mind, and the capacity to distill essential information and deploy it strategically to advance a goal. She is committed to equity, equality, and justice for all and is honored to partner with others who share these commitments.
Previously, Shapri was the senior vice president for Government and External Relations for an international higher education trade association of 180 private, faith-based colleges and universities. There, Shapri led new public policy and communications initiatives focused on LGBTQ rights, racial and ethnic diversity, access to education for low-income students and incarcerated individuals, climate change, and support for undocumented students. She also regularly advised organizational leaders on crisis communications and leveraging media opportunities, and served as a media spokesperson.
Shapri has served as an advisory council member for Not Our Faith, a bipartisan Christian Super-PAC; co-chair of the Fairness for All Campaign to achieve LGBTQ rights at the federal level, and as a member of the Legal Services Panel of the National Association of Independent Colleges & Universities. She has mentored youth in Washington, D.C., for almost a decade and is deeply committed to promoting educational access and equity for underprivileged students, and to protecting and supporting LGBTQ youth. Shapri, a native of Tucson, Ariz., has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Gordon College and a law degree from the University of Arizona’s James E. Rogers College of Law.