Noemi received her Masters in Social Work from Hunter College Social of Social Work in 2011. Prior to joining The Bronx Defenders, Noemi was an adoption coordinator, then was promoted to social worker in the Treatment Family Foster Care division, and later on became a family therapist focusing in the Brief Strategic Family Therapy evidence-based model. She taught abstinence and healthy relationships workshops for adolescence at the Horizon detention facility in the Bronx as well as at other community resource centers. Noemi was also a team captain and helped raised money for the United Jewish Association. At The Bronx Defenders, Noemi became a Parent Advocate Supervisor within her first year, and was promoted to Social Work Supervisor in her second year. Noemi earned her LMSW in Connecticut and holds a Student Intern Field Instructor (SIFI) Certificate from Fordham University, as well as a dual B.A. in Media and Communication and American Studies. Noemi is a passionate advocate for her clients and serves her community with pride.