Rita is the founder and visionary behind Sister District, and she oversees all aspects of the Project. The Sister District Project (SDP) is a grassroots organization that matches volunteers in safe blue places with strategic state elections throughout the country. Under her leadership, SDP has become one of the most vibrant and focused grassroots organizations to spring up after the 2016 election. She holds a B.A. from University of California, Davis, and a J.D. from Stanford Law School.