Maheen Kaleem serves as a Program Officer for the Initiative to End Violence Against Girls and Women, and manages the NoVo Foundation’s portfolio on commercial sexual exploitation. Prior to joining NoVo, she was a staff attorney at Rights4Girls, where she engaged in federal, state, and local policy, training and technical assistance, and research with a specific focus on the intersection of child sex trafficking and juvenile justice. She has been engaged in advocacy on behalf of women and girls experiencing interpersonal and institutional violence for the past fifteen years.