Originally from the DC area, Anisa Ali joined the FUTURES Health team in July 2014. At FUTURES, Anisa provides technical assistance to a California-based program and a national program of partnerships between domestic violence advocates and health providers. Prior to her work at FUTURES, Anisa worked and interned for women’s rights organizations, served as an Americorps volunteer in Madison, WI, and taught English as a Fulbright scholar in Turkey. Anisa earned her MA in Gender and Women’s Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and her undergraduate degrees in International Studies and Spanish from Virginia Tech.
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