Manar Waheed associate general counsel for civil rights for Facebook
Manar Waheed joins social media platform, Facebook as associate general counsel for civil rights.
Waheed had been a senior legislative and advocacy counsel at the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), where she focused on the intersection of issues impacting Arab, Black, Middle Eastern, Muslim and South Asian communities. Prior to the ACLU, she served for two years with the administration of former President Barack Obama as deputy policy director for immigration at the White House Domestic Policy Council. Waheed also served as policy director at South Asian Americans Leading Together, a national, nonpartisan, non-profit organization. Earlier in her career, she was staff attorney at the National Clearinghouse for the Defense of Battered Women followed by a senior staff attorney position wit Legal Services New York City.