Shelby Shapiro

Shelby works as a campaign coordinator, providing client teams with support in all aspects of campaign development and execution. Prior to joining Purple, she interned for several electoral campaigns and political consulting firms. She has experience in fundraising, political organizing, research and social media management. She graduated from George Washington University with a degree in American Studies in 2021. In her free time, she enjoys playing video games, going to the park with her dog and exploring the restaurant scene in D.C.

“Purple is a special place to work because of the emphasis on collaboration. Everyone’s opinions and perspectives matter. Working with colleagues that come from a variety of professional backgrounds has allowed me to be open-minded, curious and constantly learning.”

My role at Purple has helped me develop the skills I learned while working in the political world and apply them to corporate challenges. I’ve become an expert in various industries, which is exciting and rewarding.”

“My most important life lesson is that acceptance is the answer to so many problems. Differentiating and accepting what is in my control versus what is not has been crucial for finding freedom and joy.”