Mass NOW Co Directors

Sasha Goodfriend

Sasha Goodfriend, She/Her/Hers

Sasha Goodfriend is a community organizer, curating feminist & queer experiences through partnerships with statewide government, community organizations & creatives alike. She works to advance this mission through her roles as President of the Massachusetts Chapter of the National Organization for Women (Mass NOW) as Chair of the Massachusetts Commission on LGBTQ Youth, Board member with the Transgender Emergency Fund and Co Founding Board Member of Trans Resistance. Sasha graduated with a B.A. from the Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University majoring in International Relations with a minor in Women, Gender & Sexuality studies and received her Masters in Public Policy from Simmons University.

Bria Gambrell

Bria Gambrell, She/Her/Hers

Bria Gambrell is a Black feminist activist and advocate for racial and social justice. Bria joined the Mass NOW team in 2019 and has worn many hats as social media manager, senior feminist organizer, and now Co-Director alongside her feminist in crime, Sasha Goodfriend.  As a community organizer Bria advances her personal and political mission of building intersectional feminism throughout Massachusetts. A native Texan, Bria moved back to Texas amidst the global pandemic and has since joined the City of Temple as Equity Manager, advancing equitable city practices and policies to support marginalized communities. In her free time, Bria reads Black sci-fi fantasy and afrofuturist works that center Black womanhood and envision a world free of capitalist harm. Bria has a Bachelors from East Central University in Ada, OK, and two Masters from Simmons University in Boston, MA.