Andrea "Andy" Hong Marra

Chief Executive Officer

Andy is a national leader in the movement for lived and legal equality for transgender and non-binary people. Andy has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Advocates for Trans Equality (A4TE) since the organization’s founding in 2024. She served as Executive Director of the Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund (TLDEF) from 2018 to 2024, until TLDEF and the National Center for Transgender Equality merged to form A4TE. Previously, Andy held leadership and communications roles at the Arcus Foundation, GLSEN, Nodutdol for Korean Community Development, and GLAAD. She currently serves on the board of directors for Lambda Literary, and has previously served on the boards and advisory councils of Freedom for All Americans, Chinese for Affirmative Action, the Funding Exchange, Human Rights Campaign, Just Detention International, and the National Center for Transgender Equality. Andy has been honored by the White House and the City of New York for her contributions to the LGBTQ community.

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