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Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Elisa Massimino, President and CEO of Human Rights First, one of the nation’s leading human rights advocacy organizations. *P

Please join us for a conversation with Elisa Massimino, President and CEO of Human Rights First, one of the nation’s leading human rights advocacy organizations. *Part of the Carr Center's 2014 Human Rights Speaker Series* Elisa Massimino is President and CEO of Human Rights First, one of the nation’s leading human rights advocacy organizations. Established in 1978, Human Rights First works in the United States and abroad to promote respect for human rights and the rule of law. Grounded in a belief that American global leadership on human rights is essential, the organization challenges the United States to live up to its ideals. Massimino joined Human Rights First in 1991 and served as the organization’s Washington Director for more than a decade before being named chief executive in September 2008.
Massimino has a distinguished record of human rights advocacy in Washington. As a national authority on human rights law and policy, she has testified before Congress dozens of times and writes frequently for mainstream publications and specialized journals. Since 2008, the influential Washington newspaper The Hill has named her one of the top public advocates in the country.

  • Location:
    Carr Center Conference Room (R-219)
  • Date:
    Tuesday, March 11, 2014
  • Time:
    4:30 PM

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