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Shawna Knipper has helped to educate and mobilize people across Pennsylvania and the United States to address many issues and policies impacting communities on a personal level. Shawna is a kidney transplant recipient, who started organizing around healthcare over 10 years ago.
As one of the original Women’s March state organizers, building coalitions and organizing to raise local communities voices has been a continuous effort of hers. Shawna has worked with UNOS (United Network of Organ Sharing), in digital organizing for Sanders 2020, as Field Director for Congressman Matt Cartwright, as staffing consultant for Toni Preckwinkle for Mayor in Chicago, and on the steering committee for PAResist. Shawna currently is the Director for Women’s March Pennsylvania.