Sarita Gupta is the executive director of Jobs With Justice and co-director of the Caring Across Generations campaign – a campaign dedicated to changing the way we care in this nation. As Executive Director, much of Gupta’s work has focused on defending and expanding the right to organize and collectively bargain; developing a movement building approach to the Jobs With Justice network and innovating new initiatives that speak to the mission of the newly merged organization at the global, national and local levels. She is an expert on the economic, labor and political issues affecting working people across all industries, particularly women and those employed in low-wage sectors.
Under Gupta’s direction, Jobs With Justice is leading the fight to protect and expand the ability for men and women to bargain by anchoring strategic campaigns and shaping the public discourse to generate power and opportunities 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 working families face today.
Gupta currently serves on the following boards: International Labor Rights Forum, Grassroots Global Justice Alliance, Other Worlds is Possible Giving Circle, the Institute for Policy Studies and General Service Foundation Board of Trustees.
She is a working mother living in the Washington, DC area with her husband and daughter.