Executive Director

Andi has worked personally and professionally with refugees, victims of human trafficking and other displaced people for more than 15 years. Andi is multilingual (Arabic, Bambara, Spanish, French and Italian) and has a Masters degree in Psychology. She previously was the Health Program Director and Speaker Series Coordinator at RHR and an ESL instructor through RCSD’s OACES program.  Prior to relocating to Rochester, she worked in a prominent human rights and legal services agency in New York City providing direct legal and social services for human trafficking and domestic violence victims. She served as a host for 8 years in the US State Department’s International Visitor Leadership Program providing an overview of best practices in trauma-informed care for and identification of trafficking victims to visiting diplomats.