Margaret Bordeaux is a North Carolina native and a proud mother of three. She graduated from Shaw University in 2017, with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, minor in Psychology. Margaret, a harm reductionist, specializes in community-based and justice system-based overdose prevention and harm reduction education. Margaret has dedicated her career to working in the intersections where social justice and public health meet. Margaret’s personal experiences with the criminal justice system, drug use, and risk behaviors empower her to advocate both compassionately and fluently for marginalized individuals, their families, and communities. Margaret's advocacy efforts prioritize women, especially Black women, who are often overlooked and sometimes harmed by traditional public health and justice system interventions.