Executive Director

Andi has previously served as the RHR Community Health Coordinator and as an ESOL teacher through the Office of Adult & Career Education Services (OACES). She has worked personally and professionally with refugees and other displaced people for 15 years. Andi is multilingual (Arabic, Bambara, Spanish, French and Italian). She has a Masters degree in Psychology and has worked as Senior Counselor and Advocate in a prominent legal services agency in New York City. Andi has coordinated multiple health programs at Refugees Helping Refugees, often in partnership with medical students and other professionals at the University of Rochester’s Center for Community Health. Having organized RHR’s Speakers’ Bureau for over a year, Andi has built an extensive network of health professionals in Monroe County.