Chief Program Officer



Nassim most recently served as the Policy Director of the ACLU of the District of Columbia (ACLU-DC), where she worked to advance the civil rights and civil liberties of District residents. In that role, she led campaigns, coalitions, and lobbying efforts which successfully changed inequitable laws and increased oversight and accountability of law enforcement and other District agencies. Her work covered a wide range of issues including police accountability, criminal legal reform, student rights, and economic justice. Prior to joining the ACLU-DC in 2016, Nassim worked as a staff attorney at the Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless, where she engaged in direct representation, policy advocacy, and community education to advocate for long-term improvements to District government programs that serve the low- and no-income community. Nassim holds a law degree from The George Washington University Law School and an undergraduate degree from the University of Florida.