Staff

Taj Sheikh

Taj Sheikh

Taj Sheikh currently serves as the Refugee Reception and Placement (R&P) Program Manager. In this role, she welcomes and supports refugees during their first few months in the U.S.

A Texan at heart, Taj received her Masters of Social Work with a concentration in Administrative and Policy Practice, as well as her Bachelors of Social Work from the University of Texas at Austin. Prior to joining HIAS PA, Taj worked in various legislative capacities, and also volunteered as an ESL Instructor with Casa Marianella, a refugee shelter in Austin. She is proud to serve the refugee community here in Philadelphia.

TONIGHT: Join us at the table!Join us for Thankful Together!

Thankful Together, formerly known as Refugee Thanksgiving, is happening TONIGHT at 6PM!

Register here to join us tonight: https://hiaspa1.wpengine.com/event/thankful-together-2021/

Celebrate our volunteers who make this all possible!Click here at 11:45AM to join our Annual Meeting!

Click here to join our virtual Annual Meeting!

The Annual Meeting starts at noon, but join us at 11:45AM for an informal chat before the event!

POSTPONED! Speed Advocacy: Afghanistan

Today's Speed Advocacy: Afghanistan Facebook Live event has been postponed due to a worldwide Facebook outage. We will update you as soon as possible about rescheduling the event.