Nina Ahmad is a scientist, women’s rights advocate, and first-generation Bangladeshi American She is running for the Lieutenant Governor in Pennsylvania.
Nina has been a successful civic leader who takes on big fights and wins. As President of the Philadelphia NOW, Nina led a fight against the District Attorney’s office when they refused to fire three prosecutors who had e-mailed degrading pornographic images. She has led important efforts to fight workplace discrimination and harassment that economically undermines women and people of color. As one of the few women of color to serve on the board of the Philadelphia Foundation, Nina has helped raise millions of dollars for local non-profits that improve the quality of life for working and poor families.