Rangina has been with Lao Family since May 2018. She is an immigrant from Afghanistan and is fluent in four languages—English, Farsi/Dari, Pashto and Urdu. Rangina received her Bachelor’s Degree in Biological Sciences from the University of California, Davis, with a focus in Neurobiology, Physiology
and Behavior (NPB).

As a Program Coordinator in the Victim Assistance Program, she works with a team at Lao Family to help crime victims overcome their trauma and help them advocate for services.

Because of her dedication and willingness to improve health disparities in her communities, she was selected to enroll in the Health Leadership program with the Sierra Health Foundation. She received her certification of completion in May 2019. As a leadership fellow, Rangina continues to collaborate with other agencies and partners to support her passion for removing barriers and challenges, making a positive impact in the community.