Shapri LoMaglio



Shapri LoMaglio is a principal in The Raben Group’s Issue Campaigns & Movements practice area. Shapri has a long track record of working with diverse coalitions towards common causes and shared goals, and she brings her decade-plus experience in public policy, media and communication, coalition building, campaign leadership, and association and nonprofit management to her clients.

Prior to joining Raben, Shapri served as the senior vice president for government & external relations at the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities, an international higher education association. She led the organization’s advocacy on issues affecting higher education institutions and students, as well as social justice issues like immigration reform, the protection of DREAMers, environmental sustainability, criminal justice reform, and LGBTQ rights. Shapri also led the communications team and public affairs campaigns, advised on crisis communications, and regularly served as a media spokesperson, conducting interviews with The New York Times, The Washington Post, and National Public Radio among others.

Shapri is an experienced facilitator who strives to bring an authentic and empathetic presence, an inquisitive mind, and the capacity to distill the most essential information and deploy it strategically to advance a goal. She is committed to the values of equity, equality, and justice for all, and is honored to partner with others who share these commitments.

Shapri 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, particularly those who are displaced from their home or who are otherwise discriminated against because of their status as an LGBTQ person. Shapri is a native of Tucson, Arizona, has a bachelor’s in Psychology from Gordon College and a law degree from the University of Arizona’s James E. Rogers College of Law.

Career Highlights

  • Advisory Council Member, Not Our Faith: A Bi-partisan Christian Super-PAC dedicated to defeating Donald Trump in the 2020 election
  • Co-Chair, Fairness for All Campaign to achieve LGBTQ rights at the federal level
  • Member, Legal Services Panel, National Association of Independent Colleges & Universities
  • Legal Fellow, U.S. Senate, Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on Terrorism, Technology, & Homeland Security