Zaria Guignard is the Manager of the Census and Civic Engagement program at Advancing Justice | AAJC, where she supports developing and implementing the organization's census and voting rights policy priorities and advocacy strategies.
Prior to joining Advancing Justice | AAJC, Zaria served as the Voter Protection Manager on the Nevada Democratic Coordinated Campaign, helping to expand voter access and protect all Nevada voters. Previously they worked as the Campaign Associate for All Voting is Local, a project of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, supporting efforts to dismantle discriminatory barriers to voting across eight states. Before attending graduate school, Zaria worked as a Project Assistant for the Trusted Elections Fund, a project of New Venture Fund, where she worked to protect the integrity of the 2020 election.
Zaria received their MPA with a Public Policy concentration and a Social Policy focus from American University. She holds a B.A. from American University in Communications, Legal Institutions, Economics, and Government with a minor in Communication Studies.