Nargis joined the Collective Power Board in 2019. She is a first-gen WOC J.D. Candidate at Yale Law School with a focus on reproductive rights and gender justice. She was a Litigation Summer Associate with the Center for Reproductive Rights in the summer of 2022 and a summer Legal Intern with the Lawyering Project for the summer of 2023. Nargis has also been a Legal Intern with the ACLU Women’s Rights Project and Pregnancy Justice. Her experience as a law student in the reproductive rights field led her to organize and speak on a panel entitled “Legal Issues and Cases Confronting the Movement” for the 2023 Collective Power conference. Nargis also founded the If/When/How chapter at Yale Law School.
Nargis graduated from UMass Amherst in 2018 with a degree in Women’s Studies and a certificate in Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice. She was a student organizer with Collective Power for a couple of years where she helped coordinate the annual conference. Based on this experience, Nargis developed a workshop on student organizing which she presented at the Collective Power annual conference and at SisterSong’s Let’s Talk About Sex! Conference. Between 2018-2021, Nargis worked as an advocate for survivors of sexual and domestic violence in Hampshire County and served on the Board of Directors for Voices From Inside in Western MA.