The Sister District Team
Rita Bosworth, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Rita is the founder and visionary behind Sister District, and she oversees all aspects of the Project. She holds a B.A. from University of California, Davis, and a J.D. from Stanford Law School.
Gabrielle Goldstein, director of political strategy and policy
Co-Founder Gaby oversees political strategy for the Project, including the selection of "Sister Races" that the Project supports. She coordinates with Sister Race campaigns to provide targeted campaign services based upon the campaign's specific needs. Gaby holds a B.A. from U.C. Berkeley, a J.D. from Boston University School of Law, and is a PhD candidate at U.C. Berkeley.
Candis Mitchell, director of information and finance
Co-Founder Candis maintains responsibility for technology issues and technological organization. Additionally, she is responsible for the financial planning and record keeping of the Sister District Project. Candis graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a B.S., holds a M.A. from The George Washington University, and received a J.D. from Tulane University.
Lala Wu, director of engagement and partnerships
Co-Founder Lala leads the efforts to build out the Sister District Project's organizational infrastructure to support meaningful, sustained engagement by volunteers and donors both during critical election seasons, and year-round. She works to ensure that as the Sister District community grows, it grows together with and amplifies the efforts of other existing and emerging local efforts. Lala received her B.A. from Barnard College of Columbia University, and her J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley.
ADVISORY Committee & STAFF Volunteers
The Sister District Project is fortunate to have on its team an incredible group of exceptionally dedicated volunteers who help to carry out core functions of the organization. The Sister District Project is also advised by a number of experts in the fields of politics, policy, community organizing, technology, finance, law, and beyond.