Sunu P. Chandy joined the DC Office of Human Rights (OHR) as General Counsel in September 2014. For the previous fifteen years, she served as one of the Senior Trial Attorneys with the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, litigating civil rights employment matters in federal court through its New York District Office. Chandy also served on the Boards of Directors of the Audre Lorde Project, LeGal (LGBTQ Bar Association), and South Asian Women’s Creative Collective (SAWCC). Chandy has degrees from Earlham College, Northeastern University School of Law, and Queens College (CUNY), including an MFA in Creative Writing (Poetry). Her creative work has been published in Asian American Literary Review’s Special Issue Commemorating the 10th Anniversary of September 11th and This Bridge We Call Home: Radical Visions for Transformation. (Routledge, 2002).