Rights Investigation & Accountability
Director of Rights Investigation & Accountability Program
Reisha Abolofia joined Disability Rights Washington in 2015 as the first employee in our Spokane office. Reisha is currently the Director of the Rights Investigation and Accountability Program (RIAP), a team created to ensure that people with disabilities retain their right to make personal and financial decisions.
Reisha was born and raised in Seattle, attended the University of Washington, and graduated with a degree in Journalism. During law school at Gonzaga University, Reisha was the Vice President and Creative Director of the Gonzaga Public Law Interest Group, a non-profit organization established to promote public interest work and provide students with scholarships. Reisha also interned at the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office where she assisted victims of sexual offenses and domestic violence. She is a black belt in Shodukan Karate and loves to cook, eat, and spend time with family and friends.