Shannon Watts

Founder, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America

Shannon Watts (she/her) is the founder of the nation’s largest grassroots group fighting against gun violence, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, with chapters in every state effecting change at the local, state and national level. Watts is also an active board member of Emerge America, one of the nation’s leading organizations for recruiting and training women to run for office. Her book, Fight Like a Mother: How a Grassroots Movement Took on the Gun Lobby and Why Women Will Change the World, was released in May of 2019.

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