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Rosie W.

Director of Legal Advocacy and Services
New York, NY, USA


Rosie Wang is the Director of Legal Advocacy and Services at the Sex Workers Project, where she is dedicated to assisting sex workers and trafficking survivors with their applications for immigration relief. Prior to joining SWP, Rosie was a legal fellow at Sanctuary at Families, where she worked with clients referred from the Queens Human Trafficking Intervention Court. Rosie received her J.D. from Columbia Law School and her B.A. in History from the University of California, Berkeley. As a law student, Rosie interned at If/When/How doing reproductive justice advocacy, and at Sanctuary for Families, where she worked with survivors of domestic violence and trafficking. Rosie was awarded the Allan Morrow Prize in recognition of her work as part of Columbia Law School's Sexuality and Gender Clinic. She also served as Submissions Editor and Articles Editor on Columbia's Journal of Gender and Law.

Her favorite part of working at SWP is being part of a group that strives to work in a truly collaborative way, both with clients and across legal/social services, to respond to the experiences and priorities of the communities SWP serves. In her spare time, Rosie enjoys roaming around botanical gardens, eating spicy food, and photographing the aforementioned gardens and food.