Tiffany Williams, LGSW- Advocacy Director
Tiffany Williams joined the staff of Break The Chain Campaign at the Institute for Policy Studies in November 2008. As a social worker, she coordinated and delivered direct social services to domestic workers who were survivors of human trafficking. Since becoming the Advocacy Director for BTCC, she has focused on research and writing that highlights the connection between immigrant rights, worker rights, and human trafficking, and is currently providing strategic campaign assistance to membership organizations like the National Domestic Workers Alliance and the Freedom Network. Before coming to IPS, she was the Community Resource Associate at the Women’s Center for Education and Career Advancement in New York City, where she managed training and outreach to social workers about public benefits and financial literacy. Tiffany graduated from Columbia University with a Master’s degree in Social Work, concentrating on how social service professionals can both serve and ally with low-income workers.
Elizabeth Stumm, Student Project Assistant (Summer and Fall 2011)
Qimmah Najeeullah- Consultant
Qimmah Najeeullah was appointed Director of Break the Chain Campaign (BTCC) in the spring of 2009 and now works as a consultant. Previously, as BTCC’s Case Manager and Promise Central Project Coordinator, she provided culturally competent and in-depth social service support to the clients of BTCC for nearly four years. As a returned Peace Corps volunteer who served in Turkmenistan, Central Asia, she appreciates the responsibility of world citizenry. Qimmah completed her M.A. in the International Peace and Conflict Resolution program at American University’s School of International Service with a thesis focusing on African conflict survivors and their vulnerability to human trafficking. Additionally, since 2007 Qimmah has served on the board of directors for Community of Hope, a Washington, D.C. based health, housing and education provider for low-income families.