Vicki Shabo is vice president at the National Partnership for Women & Families in Washington, D.C. She serves on the National Partnership’s executive team, promoting fair, equitable and family friendly workplace policies.
Vicki’s team at the National Partnership advances policies that lead to greater economic security and workplace fairness for women, including equal pay, paid family and medical leave, paid sick days, and pregnancy nondiscrimination. Vicki has testified before Congress and state legislatures, and has been featured on CBS Sunday Morning, NPR and MSNBC, and in the New York Times, Washington Post, Associated Press and numerous other outlets.
Under Vicki’s leadership, the National Partnership has been integral to several victories for women and families, including federal executive action on paid sick days, equal pay and sex discrimination; numerous state and local paid leave, equal pay and pregnancy nondiscrimination laws; and many private sector policy changes.
Prior to joining the National Partnership, Vicki practiced law, worked as a pollster and political strategist, and served as a staffer in the U.S. House of Representatives. She is a graduate of Pomona College in Claremont, Calif., holds an M.A. in political science from the University of Michigan, and earned her law degree with high honors from the University of North Carolina.