Speaker Profile

Nadine Smith
Executive Director / Equality Florida

Nadine Smith is the executive director of Equality Florida, the state's largest organization dedicated to ending discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. She’s also chair of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Florida Advisory Committee.

An award-winning journalist turned organizer, Ms. Smith was one of four national co-chairs of the 1993 March on Washington, D.C., taking part in the meeting with then-President Clinton. She also served on the founding board of the International Gay and Lesbian Youth Organization and on President Obama's National Finance Committee.