Charles E. Smith Life Communities
Tovah Kasdin is the director of the ElderSAFE Center at Charles E. Smith Life Communities, the first shelter of its kind for abused older adults in the Washington, DC metro region. Tovah formerly served as a domestic violence prosecutor with the Montgomery County State's Attorney's Office. She has testified on domestic violence policy and has provided consultation to the World Bank Group, International Monetary Fund, and the Inter-American Development Bank on best practices for domestic violence prevention and response. She is on the board of the Legal Resource Center on Violence Against Women and past president and currently on the board of the Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence.