Sheerine  Alemzadeh

Sheerine Alemzadeh

Sheerine Alemzadeh is an attorney and the co-founder and co-director of Healing To Action a non-profit organization building a worker-led movement to end gender violence. A legal expert on workplace sexual violence, Sheerine has forged strategic partnerships across the nation to develop community-based, survivor-centered responses to gender-based violence against low-wage workers. Prior to co-founding Healing to Action, Sheerine represented low-wage workers in sexual harassment, sexual assault, and civil rights cases at the Chicago Alliance Against Sexual Exploitation. She co-founded the Coalition Against Workplace Sexual Violence, a cross-movement collaboration between rape crisis agencies, civil rights organizations, workers centers, and government agencies. She has published on the intersection of economic inequality and gender-based violence in numerous legal and media publications. She is also an adjunct professor at Northwestern University Law School.