Marcha Isabelle Chaudry is a Senior Policy Analyst with the Center for Progressive Reform. Over the course of her career, Ms. Chaudry has held clerkships with government, labor unions, and nonprofit organizations including the AFL-CIO, National Education Association, National Lawyers Employment Association (as a Peggy Browning Fellow), and Congress.
Prior to joining CPR, Ms. Chaudry served as a Senior Policy Manager with the National Women’s Health Network, where she developed and led their consumer safety policy efforts, with a particular focus on toxic chemicals in cosmetics and their impact on historically marginalized communities. She also served as a law clerk for the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, and as an Associate Staff Counsel at the Pennsylvania State Education Association.
Ms. Chaudry earned a J.D., with distinction in Alternative Dispute Resolution from Howard University School of Law and a Bachelor of Science degree from Howard University. She is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia. She also serves as a Board Member for Women’s Voices for the Earth.
Emily is the Maryland State Director of Clean Water Action. She grew up in Maryland, where she cultivated fond memories of playing in the streams and rivers in central Maryland. She received her master of science from Cornell University studying conflict resolution and community-based natural resource management.