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Promoting Mental Health Care for Asian Pacific American Survivors of Domestic Violence

Jessica Ayden Li is a social justice activist, certified diversity coach, and non-profit consultant. She has over 15 years of experience in the social sector working primarily with immigrant and refugee communities on ending gender-based violence. Jessica previously served as the Executive Director of San Francisco Safe House, a transitional housing program for survivors of sex trafficking. She was also the Executive Director of the Asian/Pacific Islander Domestic Violence Resource Project in Washington D.C. Jessica has worked for the United Nations Mission in Sudan and the International Rescue Committee. Most recently, Jessica was the Director of Impact Initiatives at the Leader Spring Center in Oakland, where she focused on leadership development in the non-profit sector and consulting on diversity, equity, and inclusion. Originally from New York City, Jessica now resides in the San Francisco Bay Area and spends her free time with her rescue service dog, Hansyn.