Some Past and Current Projects:  


advancing gender justice and human rights in south asia

Helped conceptualize, launch, and grow two foundations focused on gender and human rights in South Asia. 



supporting grassroots leaders

Advancing farmworker rights in the U.S. | LGBT rights in Uganda | indigenous peoples' rights in Mexico | women's leadership in the labor movement in Zimbabwe | self-determination and freedom of speech in Western Sahara | treatment for survivors of torture and sexual violence in Darfur 



creating innovative and collaborative approaches

Channelled millions of dollars to community-led, rights-based approaches to humanitarian crises and social justice | Created cross-issue and cross-sector collaboratives and partnerships |  Built organizational and leadership capacity of individual social change leaders, their organizations, and networks