Sunita Leeds

Sunita Leeds is an advocate for diversity and opportunity for all.

Sunita co-chairs the Enfranchisement Foundation, which focuses on breaking the cycles of poverty and intolerance and on women’s issues in the United States. She is on the Executive Committees of the Democratic National Committee. Sunita was on the board of the Planned Parenthood Action Fund and currently serves on the boards of Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington and their Action Fund. She also serves on the boards of the National Public Education Foundation and the National Public Education Action Fund. In addition to these organizations, the Alliance for Excellent Education, America Votes, the Democracy Alliance (she was a founding partner) and the Sierra Club and their leaders have all held awareness and education events for their supporters at their home. She has also hosted many events for the transformation of public education at her home.

In addition to being on the Board, Sunita was selected as an at-large member of the Democratic Party. She was Advisory Chair of the Indo-American Leadership Council at the Democratic National Committee and Co-Chair of the Rules Committee at the 2008 Democratic Convention in Denver. She has hosted many events for the Democratic Party at her home and has traveled to Israel and India with Democratic Party leaders.

Before moving to Washington, D.C., Sunita lived in Paris, France, where she was president of the Parent Faculty Association at Marymount School and treasurer of Kehilat Gesher- the Anglo-French Jewish Congregation, which she helped found. Prior to moving to France, Sunita headed a software development team at Bell Labs.

Sunita earned a master’s degree in computer science from the University of Southern California and a bachelor of arts from Cornell University in Math.

She and her husband, Dan, live in Washington, DC, and have four children.