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Vice President of Finance

Washington, D.C. office


Shahmet is NELP’s VP of Finance and manages the organization’s financial activities.

Prior to joining the NELP team, Shahmet held key managerial positions within the fiscal offices of Equal Justice USA, SAGE, Center Against Domestic Violence, and HIV Law Project. She is dedicated to helping people find their voices to empower themselves and their families. Shahmet is also a published author who uses her gift of poetry to encourage, uplift, and show others that they are not alone in their struggles.


Education: B.S. University of Phoenix

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