Shapri LoMaglio is a principal in The Raben Group’s Issue Campaigns & Movements practice area. Shapri has a long track record working with diverse coalitions towards common causes and shared goals, and brings her decade-plus experience in higher education, public policy, media and communication, coalition building, campaign leadership, and association and nonprofit management to her clients.
Previously, she served as the senior vice president for Government & 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. In addition, Shapri served as a media spokesperson, conducting interviews with The New York Times, The Washington Post, and National Public Radio.
Shapri strives to bring an authentic and empathetic presence, an inquisitive mind, and the capacity to distill 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. Shapri is a native of Tucson, Arizona, 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.
- 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