NIWAP Staff Contacts

NIWAP is directed by Leslye E. Orloff whose 29 year career includes working collaboratively with experts across the country to develop and implement immigration relief, public benefits access and family law protections for immigrant women, children and survivors.

Leslye E. Orloff
Director, National Immigrant Women's Advocacy Project (NIWAP)
Washington College of Law at American University
o. 202-274-4371 | m. 202-210-8886 | orloff@wcl.american.edu

Rocio Molina, NIWAP's Associate Director, is an immigration expert, formerly with the Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence forging collaborations between advocates, lawyers and law enforcement to benefit immigrant domestic violence and sexual assault victims.

Rocío Molina
Associate Director, National Immigrant Women's Advocacy Project (NIWAP)
Washington College of Law at American University
m. 240-480-6378 | molina@wcl.american.edu

Benish Anver, NIWAP's Policy Staff Attorney, graduated from the American University Washington College of Law in 2013 and is a former NIWAP Dean's Fellow.

Benish Anver
Policy Staff Attorney, National Immigrant Women's Advocacy Project (NIWAP)
Washington College of Law at American University
o. 202-274-4393 | banver@wcl.american.edu

NIWAP's Data Manager, Levi Wolberg, brings IT expertise crucial to the distribution of information about our trainings and technical assistance and to distribution of NIWAP materials, resources, policy analysis, research and monographs through our web library at niwaplibrary.wcl.american.edu.

Levi Wolberg
Data Manager & Assistant to the Director, National Immigrant Women's Advocacy Project (NIWAP)
Washington College of Law at American University
o. 202-274-4190 | wolberg@wcl.american.edu

Spencer Cantrell, NIWAP’s Gender Violence Fellow, graduated from George Mason University School of Law in 2014. She was formerly with Legal Momentum.

Spencer Cantrell
Gender Violence Fellow, National Immigrant Women's Advocacy Project (NIWAP)
Washington College of Law at American University
o. 202-274-4457 | scantrell@niwap.org

Meaghan Fitzpatrick NIWAP's Immigrant Women Law and Policy Fellow, graduated from the American University Washington College of Law in 2014.

Meaghan Fitzpatrick
Immigrant Women Law and Policy Fellow, National Immigrant Women's Advocacy Project (NIWAP)
Washington College of Law at American University
o. 202-274-4457 | mfitzpatrick@niwap.org