Kamilah Willingham

Kamilah Willingham

Just Detention International

Biography

Kamilah Willingham is a survivor, advocate, and activist living in Los Angeles. She works for Just Detention International, the only organization in the U.S. dedicated exclusively to ending sexual abuse in detention. She holds a B.A. in English from Pomona College and a J.D. from Harvard Law School. Before joining JDI, she worked as an advocate and as a student attorney for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault through Harvard Law School’s Family Law and Gender Violence clinics. She has also worked as a teaching fellow at Harvard University’s Department of Sociology, and has conducted research on human rights, social justice, and gender equality.