Milady Murillo is the Associate Director at the Institute for Families (IFF), where she leads several training initiatives, including the New Jersey Victim Assistance Academy (NJVAA) and the New Jersey Child Welfare Training Partnership (NJCWTP). She oversees the ongoing management of professional development for the state’s child welfare workforce and ensures that the professionals supporting crime victims are armed with education and training in their essential roles. She has also conducted numerous national presentations on Family Engagement, Child Welfare, and Child Abuse Prevention. Before joining Rutgers University in 2016, Milady worked in various roles in the non-profit sector, leading initiatives supporting children, families, and underrepresented populations.
Milady’s passion for international work also led her to study abroad in Mexico, travel to the UK as a Winant Volunteer, and travel with students to Japan, Australia, and France. She co-leads the Rutgers School of Social Work Winter Study Abroad Program to Mexico.
Milady earned her bachelor’s degree from Rutgers University in Psychology and Spanish and her Master’s of Science in Social Work with a minor in International Welfare from Columbia University.