Sarita Gupta

Sarita Gupta is the executive director of Jobs With Justice. She is a nationally recognized expert on the economic and political issues affecting working people across all industries, particularly low-wage workers. Under Sarita's direction, Jobs With Justice is leading the fight for workers' rights and an economy that benefits everyone by anchoring strategic campaigns and shaping the public discourse to build power for working people. Jobs With Justice brings together labor, community, student, and faith voices at the national and local levels to create innovative solutions to the problems workers face today. Throughout her 20-year career, Sarita has worked at the intersection of workers' rights, immigrants' rights, global justice, racial justice, and women's rights issues. Sarita also serves as co-director of Caring Across Generations, a national coalition of 200 advocacy organizations working together for quality care and support and a dignified quality of life for all Americans. Sarita also serves on the boards of directors for the International Labor Rights Forum and the Institute for Policy Studies and on the Discount Foundation Board of Trustees. She is a Prime Movers Fellow as well as a graduate of the Rockwood Leadership Training Program and a recipient of the National Priority Project's Democracy Champion Award and Corporate Ethics International's BENNY Award. Born in the United Kingdom and raised in Rochester, N.Y., Sarita currently lives in Silver Spring, Md., with her husband and daughter. [+]