The 2014 Louisiana Queer Conference is to be held at Louisiana State University on March 22, 2014, and includes a Keynote Address by Sarah Munshi of GLSEN.
Sarah Munshi is a Policy Associate for the Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network (GLSEN), a non-profit working to create a safe and supportive school climate for all children at the federal, state, and local level. Sarah holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Texas, as well as a Master's in Public Policy from the University of Chicago. Sarah previously worked at the National Black Caucus of State Legislators (NBCSL), providing research and training in the Committees of Education and Law, Justice, & Ethics to improve the effectiveness of African American state legislators across the states. She’s also worked as staffer on Capitol Hill for Congressman Gregory Meeks, where she handled a legislative portfolio consisting of education and international affairs.
The Louisiana Queer Conference provides leadership development, networking opportunities, and social support to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) college students and their allies in Louisiana. The conference provides an annual venue for individuals to discuss ideas and collaborate on projects, while building a statewide network to advance the LGBTQ movement.