Rocío Molina, (she/her/hers), serves as Senior Legal Advisor at VALOR, where she leverages her 16 years of experience providing legal counsel, research, technical assistance, and training to support immigrant survivors of gender-based violence. Rocio collaborates closely with our California Immigration Legal Assistance Project (CILAP) to assist and mentor advocates and attorneys in cases for survivors seeking relief under the immigration provisions of the Violence Against Women Act. Additionally, she secures pro bono counsel for survivors from law firms around the country. As an experienced national trainer on immigration law, civil legal needs, cultural competency, language access, and collaboration, Rocio is committed to meeting the intersectional needs of immigrant survivors. In her previous position as a staff attorney with End Abuse Wisconsin, and as Deputy Director at the National Immigrant Women’s Advocacy Project (NIWAP), she has delivered, designed, and coordinated curricula for advocates, attorneys, prosecutors, and law enforcement for the benefit of survivors for the Office on Violence Against Women. Rocio is the daughter of immigrant parents and is from the binational, bicultural border city of El Paso, Texas.