Gillian Caldwell

Executive Director of Global Witness

Gillian Caldwell is the Campaign Director for 1Sky, a new national
campaign to build a diverse nationwide movement and convince our federal
government to take bold action to tackle the climate crisis and harness the
enormous economic opportunity of the renewable energy economy by 2010. She is also a film maker and an attorney with thirty years of experience
advocating for social justice in the United States and around the world.
Most recently, Gillian served as Executive Director of WITNESS, which uses
the power of video to open the eyes of the world to human rights abuses.
Gillian led WITNESS' rapid expansion during her decade of leadership and
helped produce numerous documentary videos for use in advocacy campaigns around the world. She is also co-editor and author of Video for Change: A Guide to Advocacy and Activism (2005). She received her BA from Harvard University and a J.D. from Georgetown University, where she was honored as a Public Interest Law Scholar. She is a recipient of numerous awards and honors.