Feroza Freeland is the Senior Policy Manager of the Southern Office at A Better Balance, serving in the organization’s regional Southern Office based in Nashville, Tennessee. She leverages creative advocacy tactics to achieve progress and deliver concrete policy wins for working families in the South. By engaging in policy advocacy at the state & local levels and working in coalition with partner organizations across the region, Feroza works to advance supportive workplace policies including paid family & medical leave, paid sick days, pregnancy & lactation support, fair & flexible scheduling, and protections for caregivers, among others.
Feroza is a proud native of Memphis, Tennessee, and she is passionate about advocating for more equitable public policies in the South. Prior to joining A Better Balance in 2019, Feroza worked on a variety of legislative and electoral campaigns across the state of Tennessee and engaged in organizing and policy advocacy on issues including workers’ rights, equity in public education, and healthcare access. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville with a degree in political science and Hispanic studies.