Campaign Director, Nancy Cárdenas Peña (She/Her/Ella) is a policy expert and an organizer at heart advocating at the intersection of im/migration and reproductive justice with a desire to see communities exercise their full bodily autonomy. Born and raised in the Rio Grande Valley, she lived in Mexico before returning to the United States and continuing her public education. Nancy graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in political science. She worked for the City of Austin developing and promoting the passage of local level reproductive healthcare initiatives and served on the Commission for Women. She is also a part of the Texas We Testify cohort, a group of abortion storytellers seeking to advance narratives around abortion access. Nancy was also a board member of the Frontera Fund, an abortion fund that exclusively serves the Rio Grande Valley with practical support and abortion needs. Nancy is fluent in both English and Spanish.