Civic Engagement Director
Niloufar Hafizi is the Civic Engagement Director for Emgage’s Texas chapter. A native Houstonian, she holds an economics degree from the University of Chicago with a secondary major in French Literature. She also earned a J.D. from South Texas College of Law Houston, where she was a teaching assistant for younger law students. Her legal background includes oil and gas transactions and state-level civil litigation, but her favorite law-related experience was teaching high school students about constitutional rights as a Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project fellow. She is passionate about civil rights advocacy, criminal justice reform, fair redistricting, and climate change mitigation.