Alex joined Tahirih in 2019. She supervises the Social Services team, monitors and evaluates services provided by the team in San Francisco, and provides holistic trauma-informed support to Tahirih’s clients. Prior to joining Tahirih, Alex served as a program manager at the San Francisco AIDS Foundation, YWCA Silicon Valley, and Violence Prevention Institute at Tulane University. Alex’s international work is extensive and includes providing trauma-informed training for organizations fighting gender-based violence in Uganda, Greece, and the Middle East, as well as her work on a Department of State Trafficking In Persons project in New Delhi, India.
“I am inspired by Tahirih’s commitment to fight for justice and equality and the interdisciplinary efforts to serve immigrant women and girls it consistently lives out in an empathetic and holistic way.”
Education: Tulane University, MSW
Hometown: Chicago, IL