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Distinguished Advisors 

Irina Bokova
Secretary-General, UNESCO

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka
Executive Director, UN Women

Global Advisors

  • Radhika Coomaraswamy, former Under Secretary General for Children in Armed Conflict and first UN Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women. Currently, member of the High Level Fact Finding Mission to Myanmar
  • Navi Pillay, former High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • Asma Jahangir, UN Special Rapporteur for Iran
  • Hina Jilani, member of the Elders and former UN Special Representative for Human Rights Defenders
  • Nancy Gertner, Senior Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School and former United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • Indira Jaising, former member of the CEDAW Committee and currently, Chair of the High Level Fact Finding Mission to Myanmar 
  • Aisha Oyebode, CEO of the Murtala Muhammed Foundation (MMF)
  • Gülser Corat, Director of the Division for Gender Equality in the Office of the Director-General at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris

Founding Director

Student Fellows

  • Teresa Akkara, L’18
  • Tala Al Jabri, WG’18
  • Beatriz Brown, LLM’18
  • Talya Djemal, LLM’18
  • Rafaela Fischman, L’19
  • Claire Glossop, WG’18
  • Jane Komsky, L’18
  • Talya Kornitzer, LLM’18
  • Jennifer Lee, L’18
  • Samantha Licata, L’18
  • Kimberly Panian, L’18
  • Arhama Rushdi, L’18
  • Akila Sarathy, L’18
  • Heather Swadley, PhD
  • Leah Wong, L’18

Program Coordinator

  • Kait Johnstone, Program Coordinator, International Programs