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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 at the Family Research Council where she focuses on sanctity of human life issues, ranging from conception to natural death. Her areas of expertise include abortion, women's health, bioethics, pornography, and sex trafficking.

Ms. Grossu is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame (South Bend, IN), with a B.A. in Philosophy. She completed her M.A. in Theology, magna cum laude, from the Dominican House of Studies (Washington, DC). She is pursuing a Master of Science in Bioethics through the University of Mary (Bismarck, ND).  She holds a certification in Health Care Ethics from the National Catholic Bioethics Center (Philadelphia, PA).  She also holds a license in AMI Montessori through the Montessori Institute of San Diego (CA). She is a current board of director of the National Pro-Life Religious Council and a past Leonine Fellow of the Catholic Information Center (Washington, DC).

Ms. Grossu has done television interviews on CNN, NBC, ABC, EWTN, CBN, and Voice of America.  Her articles and commentary have appeared in USA Today, LA Times, National Review, Bloomberg, The Hill, WORLD Magazine, Fox News, Townhall, The Federalist, Daily Signal, Daily Caller, Washington Times, Washington Examiner, Conservative Review, National Catholic Register, Christian Post and others.

She has presented lectures at the United Nations’ Commission on the Status of Women, Trinity International University’s Center for Bioethics & Human Dignity (Deerfield, IL), University of Notre Dame (Notre Dame, IN), Regent University Law School's Center for Global Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law (Virginia Beach, VA) and Wesleyan University’s Bastian Center for the Study of Human Trafficking (Marion, IN).

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.

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