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Sharmin Hossain

Organizing Director
18 Million Rising

Sharmin Hossain (she/her) is a Bangladeshi-American queer Muslim project manager, design strategist and artist, from Queens, New York. Sharmin is the Organizing Director at 18MillionRising - a national digital-first Asian American advocacy organization where she works on campaigns to mobilize over 170,000 members around social issues. During the landmark ruling overturning Roe v. Wade, Sharmin was the Campaign Director of the Liberate Abortion Campaign, the country’s largest coalition of over 150 reproductive justice and rights organizations, clinics, and abortion providers fighting for liberated abortion access. A co-founder of the Bangladeshi Feminist Collective and graduate from CUNY Hunter College, Sharmin spends her time making zines and mixed media collages, doing cultural work , and nerding out about Muslim and South Asian political history and liberation struggles. For over five years, Sharmin was a lead facilitator and organizer of East Coast Solidarity Summer, a political education camp for South Asian and Indo Caribbean youth. She now resides in Philadelphia.

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