Mariam Rauf is a community educator on gender violence (GV) and an
advocate for social justice and women’s rights. As the Outreach Program
Manager at the Asian/Pacific Islander Domestic Violence Resource Project
(DVRP), she leads the organization’s communications, training, and
outreach programs. Mariam works closely with local and national leaders
to address GV and the challenges faced by survivors.
Prior to joining DVRP staff, she was on its board of directors including serving as board president.
Previously, Mariam worked as the managing editor of a public health
nonprofit’s external and internal communications. In between, she was a
public servant with the U.S. government, where she stressed the
importance of cultural competency and humility, while also advising officials on policy decisions involving regions in the Middle East and South Asia.
Mariam is a proud Baloch and intersectional feminist who spends her free
time photographing the streets of New York.