Manar Waheed Joins Facebook as Associate General Counsel, Civil Rights

She comes from the American Civil Liberties Union and also worked with the Barack Obama administration

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Manar Waheed joined Facebook as associate general counsel, civil rights, and she will be the company’s civil rights law lead.

Waheed had been a senior legislative and advocacy counsel at the American Civil Liberties Union, where she focused on the intersection of issues impacting Arab, Black, Middle Eastern, Muslim and South Asian communities, including hate crimes/bullying, immigration, national security/counterterrorism and white supremacist violence.

Prior to the ACLU, she served the administration of former President Barack Obama as deputy policy director for immigration at the White House Domestic Policy Council, and she was policy director at South Asian Americans Leading Together.

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