Radhika Sharma Gordon is the Manager of Education and Training at Apna Ghar (Our Home), an agency that provides counseling, legal advocacy, shelter, and supervised visitation to address the multiple needs of immigrant and refugee victims of gender-based violence. Since 1989, she has been working and volunteering in a variety of Chicago non-profit settings. Radhika has flourished in educating community members about disease prevention, training professionals to apply best practices in ending violence, advising programs and organizations on community engagement, or linking various individuals and organizations with experts and resources to improve their programs. She served on the Board of the Chicago Foundation for Women 1997-2003, where she established the Asian American Leadership Council. She was recognized by then Cook County Commissioner Mike Quigley as an Unsung Heroine in 2000. She serves on the Board of Global Explorers Kids. From 2008-2012, Radhika led community health and violence prevention efforts in Chicago’s Albany Park neighborhood, an entry point for many immigrant and refugees and one of the most diverse zip codes in the United States. In addition to her work at Apna Ghar, Radhika is an adjunct instructor in Community Health and Wellness at Northeastern Illinois University.