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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, 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 CNN, ABC, Fox News, EWTN, and CBN. Her articles and commentary have appeared in USA Today, LA Times, National Review, Bloomberg, Townhall, The Federalist, Daily Caller, Washington Times, Washington Examiner, National Catholic RegisterChristian Post and others. She also transcribed the New York Times bestseller, The Prayers and Personal Devotions of Mother Angelica (Intro. & Edited by Raymond Arroyo, Washington, D.C., Published 3/10, Doubleday). 

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

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.