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Roya Hegdahl

National Press Secretary

Roya joins The Fairness Project with experience in both local and national campaigns. She cares deeply about expanding health care access and an intersectional approach to achieving greater economic equity for all.

Before joining The Fairness Project, Roya was the Chief of Staff to the Communications Department for Bernie 2020. She began her communications career with LIUNA, focusing on labor rights and immigration. She earned her B.A. in Political Science with a concentration in Hispanic Studies from Columbia University.

Originally from Seattle, Roya has lived in France, Spain, and New York City. She now lives in Washington, D.C. with her rescue dog Lucy. In her free time, she enjoyed painting and training for endurance sports.