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LaVita Gunby

Development Associate

LaVita Gunby joined Advancement Project National Office in 2020 as our Development Associate. In her role, LaVita manages our database, as well as support strategic fundraising efforts. A Washington, DC, native, LaVita attended school in Northern Virginia, where she studied IT, business and marketing. Prior to joining Advancement Project National Office, LaVita worked as a Communications and Development Database Coordinator where she streamlined communications processes and strategy, while maximizing data entry, reporting, and donor management. As a result of experiencing first-hand the unfortunate ramifications of racial injustice in various communities and environments throughout her life, LaVita is committed to advancing the needs for underserved and under-resourced communities, as well as inspire greatness in those same demographics beyond any limiting circumstances. LaVita is a foodie who loves sweets, and writes poetry in her free time.