Saba Bireda

Saba Bireda currently serves as the Co-Founder of Brown’s Promise, a project of the Southern Education Foundation focused on increasing school funding and integration through legal engagement. An attorney with almost twenty years of experience in the education field, she has worked at the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Center for American Progress, the Poverty and Race Research Action Council, and EducationCounsel. She served as a member of the senior political staff at the Department of Education during the Obama Administration, including two years as senior counsel in the Office for Civil Rights.

Saba attended Stanford University and Harvard Law School. The Profiles in Diversity Journal recognized her among its Women Worth Watching in Leadership and as a Black Leader Worth Watching. Saba was also recognized on the National Black Lawyers Top 100 list.