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Arina Grossu

Director, Center for Human Dignity


Arina O. Grossu, M.A. is the Director of the Center for Human Dignity where she focuses on sanctity of human life issues, ranging from conception to natural death. Her areas of expertise include abortion, women's health, conscience rights, bioethics, pornography, sex trafficking, assisted suicide, and euthanasia.

Ms. Grossu is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame (South Bend, IN), with a B.A. in Philosophy and a minor in Art History. She received her M.A. in Theology, magna cum laude, from the Dominican House of Studies (Washington, D.C.). She also received a license in AMI Montessori through the Montessori Institute of San Diego (CA). She is currently pursuing a certification in Health Care Ethics through the National Catholic Bioethics Center (Philadelphia, PA). She is a current board of director of the National Pro-Life Religious Council, a current Leonine Fellow of the Catholic Information Center (Washington, D.C.), and past president of Notre Dame Right to Life. She is an alumna of the Vita Institute at the University of Notre Dame (June 2014) which educates current and emerging, national and international pro-life leaders.

Ms. Grossu has done television interviews on ABC, Fox News, EWTN, and CBN. Her articles and commentaryhave appeared in USA Today, LA Times, National Review, Bloomberg, Townhall, Daily Caller, Washington Times, Washington Examiner, National Catholic Register, Christian Post and others.

She has presented lectures at the United Nation's Commission on the Status of Women (New York, NY) and at the Center for Bioethics & Human Dignity at Trinity International University (Deerfield, IL).

In addition to defending life and human dignity, Ms. Grossu enjoys entrepreneurship, tennis, oil painting, guitar, Montessori and classical education, the arts and Catholic culture.