Our team is built on individuals with various backgrounds in the criminal justice field.
Ms. Minhas provides support for the Advancing Pretrial Policy and Research (APPR) initiative. Prior to working at CEPP, she was a Program Analyst for the Center on Victimization and Safety at the Vera Institute of Justice. As a Program Analyst, she provided administrative and programmatic support for projects such as the National Resource Center on Reaching Victims, the Accessing Safety initiative, and the NoVo Coalition on Ending Violence Against People with Disabilities. She began her career at Vera as Center Coordinator and worked on creating and managing contracts, processing fiscal invoices, and planning meetings and events. Ms. Minhas has extensive experience working in legal and public interest law environments, having previously worked at the Human Rights Institute at Columbia Law School, the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU Law School, and Shearman & Sterling, LLP. She is a graduate of Columbia College, Columbia University, and holds a bachelor’s degree in political science.