Director of Housing Stability
& Youth Initiatives

As Director of Housing Stability & Youth Initiatives, Ramina works to support the development of policy, advocacy, and budgetary recommendations on Expanded Learning and Youth Homelessness through high quality research and analysis.

Prior to joining DCAYA, Ramina worked at HIPS, a D.C. non-profit, to build and implement the a housing navigation program to serve individuals impacted by sexual exchange and drug use, individuals identifying as LGBTQ, and people living with HIV. While at HIPS, Ramina also worked to address the gap between DC organizations providing services for youth and adults experiencing homelessness and housing instability. She holds a Juris Doctor from Georgetown and a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from UCLA.