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Senior Leadership Team

Ka Hsaw Wa

Ka Hsaw Wa


Seán Arthurs

Director of Global Education and Training

Michelle Boardley-Gore

Senior Human Resources Manager

Juliana Bravo Valencia

Amazon Program Director

Michelle Fantone

Development Director

Alisha Felder

Director of People & Culture

Selam Hailu

Finance Director

Marco Simons

General Counsel

Shannon Young

Deputy Director

Latin America

Ivonne Chiroque

Operations Manager

Gladys Guillén

Finance Coordinator

Rosa Luz Arista Zerga

Communications Coordinator

Ana María Vidal

Defenders Coordinator

Katherine Paucar

Staff Attorney

Laura Posada

Staff Attorney

Itzel Silva

Legal Director

Cecilia Vieira de Melo

Staff Attorney

Southeast Asia

Rithy Bun

Mekong Bertha Fellow

Ben Hardman

Mekong Legal Director

Shilpa Iyer

Mekong Development Officer

Kamchat Manisilawnong (Chana)

Mekong Operations Director


Mekong Legal Coordinator


Mekong Communications Manager

Tho Prajak

Mitharsuu Center Office Manager

Namfon Seakue

Administrative Assistant

Wora Suk

Mekong Campaign Coordinator

Tong Teng

Mekong Finance Associate

Thanakrit Thongfa

Mekong Campaign Assistant

Kornkanok Wathanabhoom (Chompoo)

Mekong Legal Coordinator

United States and Global

Marina Daroca Bazán

Legal Program Associate

Chris Ewell

Bertha Justice Fellow

Wyatt Gjullin

Americas Staff Attorney

Elaine Godwin

Communications Coordinator

Natalia Gomez Peña

Climate Change Policy Advisor

Michelle Harrison

Deputy General Counsel

Rick Herz

Senior Litigation Attorney

Kirk Herbertson

Senior Policy Advisor

Benjamin Hoffman

Senior Supervising Attorney

Maryum Jordan

Climate Justice Attorney

Shannon Marcoux

Bertha Justice Fellow

Cayla Nimmo

Global Human Rights Storyteller

Peter Osunde

U.S. Development Officer

Luke Pacifico

Human Resources and Operations Associate

Melissa Peck

Finance Associate

Sean Powers

Senior Corporate Accountability Attorney

Audrey Schreiber

U.S. Campaigns Coordinator

Sydney Speizman

Justice Catalyst Fellow

Jeanette (Jay) Asencio Tocol

Senior MEL Manager

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Gabriela Valentín Díaz

Staff Attorney

Marissa Vahlsing

Director of Transnational Legal Strategy