Opening Doors for New Americans since 1882
As Director of Development, Daniella Nahmias Scruggs connects donors, volunteers, and other supporters with the ways they can make the biggest impact on refugees' and immigrants' lives. She manages events, annual appeals, major giving, and communications while helping to oversee HIAS Pennsylvania's volunteer and education programs.
Daniella is the daughter of Swedish mother and a Jewish Egyptian father. She graduated from Boston University summa cum laude with a BA with Distinction in Anthropology and History, and went on to get her MA in Anthropology from Princeton University. She has been working with refugee organizations since 2009, in Atlanta, GA, Stockholm, Sweden and most recently in Charlotte, NC, where she served on the Board of Carolina Refugee Resettlement Agency.