Sarita Gupta

Sarita Gupta

Director of Future Work(ers), Ford Foundation
Silver Spring, Maryland

Sarita Gupta is director of the foundationā€™s Future of Work(ers) program, leading the team that oversees Fordā€™s efforts to actively shape a future of work that puts workers and their well-being at the center.Ā Sarita joined the foundation with more than 20 years of experience working to expand peopleā€™s ability to come together to improve their workplaces, their communities, and their lives by creating solutions to the problems they face. She has deep expertise in policy advocacy, organizing, and building partnerships across the workersā€™ rights and care movements, having served as executive director of Jobs With Justice and co-director of Caring Across Generations. She is a nationally recognized expert on the economic, labor, and political issues affecting working people, and is widely acknowledged as a key leader and strategist in the progressive movement.

Stories featuring Sarita Gupta

The Aspen Family Prosperity Innovation Community Phase II sought to find and foster the most effective and innovative strategies to accelerate social ...
Aspen Family Prosperity Innovation CommunityMay 3, 2023
Ascend is honored that our Executive Director Anne Mosle has been named to the Holding Co.ā€™s CARE 100 List, a first-of-its-kind list of the people d...
BlogOctober 23, 2020
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Contact: Lindsay Broyhill Ascend at the Aspen Institute  Bold Leaders to Advance Innovative Strateg...
BlogJuly 22, 2020
Last week, as the Department of Labor announced the latest round of employment numbers, I was fortunate to be with the Aspen Family Prosperity Innovat...
BlogMay 15, 2018
For Immediate Release Contact: Lindsay Broyhill Ascend at the Aspen Institute Tel: 202.721.5596 Bold Leaders To Co...
Press ReleasesFebruary 21, 2018

Convenings Featuring Sarita Gupta

Location: Virtual & In-Person in Washington, DC
We are thrilled to have Erica Smiley and Sarita Gupta join us for a timely discussion about their book, The Future We Need: Organizing for a Better Democracy in the Twenty-First Century. Weaving together stories of real working people, the pair...
ConveningFebruary 22, 2023