Trains NGO leaders, lawyers, judges, law enforcement agencies, and
service providers from around the world on immigration and human-rights
related issues. Frequently consulted by press on immigration issues.
Know Your Rights. Trainer. Northern Virginia Region, more
than 50 presentations to more than 5,000 lawyers, social service providers,
religious leaders, government officials, and immigrants, October 2007
Than You Bargained For, Or Pled To (Immigration Consequences of Crimes),
Trainer, Virginia Women Attorneys Association, Manassas, VA,
March 18, 2010.
of Immigration Law. Trainer. Acts/Turning Points Domestic
Violence, Woodbridge, VA, January 25, 2010.
Womens Lives. Speaker. Soroptomists, Manassas Chapter,
Manassas, VA, October 8, 2009
2009 Annual Conference, “Was This in the Cards? 287(g) Agreements.”
Speaker. Las Vegas, NV, June 3-6, 2009.
and T Visa Winchester Area Law Enforcement Training. Trainer.
Winchester Police Department, Winchester, VA, April 10, 2009.
Your Rights. Trainer. Mexican Consulate Day in Winchester
– more than 600 immigrants and consulate officials, Winchester, VA,
April 4, 2009.
Community Training – Know Your Rights. Trainer. Manassas,
VA, November 15, 2008.
of Migration. Speaker. Mt. Vernon Unitarian Universalist
Church, Alexandria, VA, October 5, 2008.
Litigation Institute. Participant. Chevy Chase, MD, September
12-14, 2008. Immigration Advocacy 101 – Community Training.
Organizer and Trainer. Manassas, VA, September 6, 2008.
on Immigration: Its Causes, Effects and Solutions. Speaker
and Facilitator. Northern Virginia Region, more than five presentations,
October 2007 to present.
Commission on Civil Rights. Virginia State Advisory Committee,
Participant at a Hearing on Effect of Prince William County
Resolution on Immigrants Committee. Woodbridge, VA, December 14, 2007.
Courageous Women: Vigil for Victims of Violence. Speaker.
Bethany College, Bethany, WV, March 28, 2007.
the Emergence of Women’s Rights as Human Rights. Speaker.
Prince William County Sexual and Domestic Violence Prevention Council,
Manassas, VA, January 19, 2007.
of Women. Panelist. Huguenot Republican Women’s Club, Richmond,
VA, November 15, 2006.
Context of Violence Against Women. Guest Instructor. Northern
Virginia Community College, Woodbridge, VA, November 2, 2006.
in Women. Speaker. Hosted by University of Richmond, Richmond,
VA, September 27, 2006.
of the Shadows: Women’s Rights Emerge as Human Rights. Speaker.
Hosted by Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA ,March 8, 2006
(International Women’s Day).
Day Slavery: Trafficking in Women. Speaker. Hosted by University
of Richmond, Richmond, VA, February 22, 2006.
International Human Rights. Speaker. Hosted by Bethany
College, Bethany, WV, March 28, 2005
Violence and Immigration (Migrant & Refugee Cultural Support,
Inc. and Montgomery County Abused Persons Program). Trainer.
Montgomery County, MD, January 14 and 20, 2005.
International Human Rights. Speaker. Hosted by Randolph-Macon
Amnesty Chapter, Ashland, VA, December 9, 2004.
of Maryland Advance Showing of Hotel Rwanda. Panelist on
Women in Conflict Zones. Hosted by University of Maryland Amnesty
International Chapter, College Park, MD, December 7, 2004.
and Violence Against Women: Are Women More Vulnerable to HIV Infection?
Moderator and Panelist. Hosted by Amnesty International,
Washington, DC, December 1, 2004.
International 2004 Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference. Co-Trainer
and Co-Roundtable Host on Reproductive Rights as Human Rights.
Hosted by Amnesty International, College Park, MD, November 13, 2004.
Psychological Evidence. Organizer. Washington, DC, October
Development for Ukrainian Women. Trainer on Violence Against Women
Issues. Hosted by Vital Voices Global Partnership, Washington, DC,
September 2, 2004.
International Mid-Atlantic Regional Field Office Leadership Training.
Trainer on Violence Against Women Issues. Hosted by Amnesty
International, Washington, DC, August 14-15, 2004.
Islander Domestic Violence Resource Project Advocate Training,
Panelist on Immigration Issues. Hosted by Asian/Pacific Islander
Domestic Violence Resource Project, Washington, DC, July 10-11, 2004.
and Human Rights. Panelist. Hosted by Public Leadership
Education Network, Washington, DC, May 26, 2004.
Your Immigration Rights. Panelist. Hosted by Council of
American Muslim Professionals, College Park, MD, May 23, 2004.
to Work With the Media in Trafficking and Other Sensitive Situations.
Trainer. Hosted by Vital Voices Global Partnership and Internews
Network, Washington, DC, April 29, 2004.
as a Human Rights Violation. Presenter. Hosted by Women’s
Law Network, and Hogan & Hartson, LLP, Washington, DC, April 27,
Law Basics in Domestic Violence Claims and Safety Planning and Economic
Empowerment for Domestic Violence Victims. Organizer. Washington,
DC, April 21, 2004.
Three-Day Training for 30 Russian NGO Leaders. Organizer and
Trainer. Trained Russian women leaders on domestic violence, trafficking,
discrimination against women, the history of the women’s movement,
self-empowerment, and NGO capacity building issues. Hosted by Femina,
Tatarstan, Russia, April 2-3, 2004.
of Humanity as a Contemporary Legal Principle. Panelist.
Hosted by Columbia Law School, New York, NY, March 27, 2004.
Freedom Screening. Panelist on Asylum Issues. Hosted by
Migrant and Refugee Cultural Support, Inc., Rockville, MD, March 11,
Global Epidemic of Human Trafficking. Presenter. Hosted
by Dallas Bahai Center, Dallas, TX, March 5, 2004.
Genital Mutilation. Presenter. Hosted by Zonta International,
Atlantic City, NJ, February 9, 2004. Persuasive Writing for NGO
Leaders. Organizer. Washington, DC, January 15, 2004.
Basics. Presenter. Hosted by Shelter House, Falls Church,
VA, November 18, 2003.
Planning for Domestic Violence Victims and Service Providers,
Organizer. Falls Church, VA, October 8, 2003.
Comfort Women Then and Now: From Exploitation to Empowerment.
Panelist. Hosted by the Free Library of Philadelphia for the
Debut of Lines of Violation Sculpture Commemorating the Comfort Women
of WWII, Philadelphia, PA, September 8, 2003