Sheila is a community activist in the truest sense of the word. Her work to shed light on issues affecting the voiceless among us cuts across every line that could divide us; gender, race, socio-economic status, education level and sexual orientation. She was formerly, the Director of Strategic Engagement at the Washington City Paper, Vice President of Strategic Initiatives at the Washington Blade, founder and former Executive Director of the Women in the Life Association, as well as host of Inside Out, DC’s only FM, LGBTQ, radio show which aired Tuesdays on WPFW (89.3 FM).
In addition, Sheila formerly served as the Vice-President of the Gertrude Stein Democratic Club, and represented Stein on the DC Democratic State Committee. Sheila has championed causes for young people, women of color, the LGBT community and survivors of domestic violence.