Lovisa Stannow

Executive Director, Just Detention International

Lovisa Stannow is the executive director of Just Detention International, an international human rights organization dedicated to ending sexual abuse in all forms of detention. Ms. Stannow has spent the past two decades working in the fields of communications and international human rights. She is the former Executive Director of the Pacific Institute for Women's Health and the West Coast Director and Communications Director of Doctors Without Borders/ Médecins Sans Frontières. In the early 1990s, she served as a Press Officer for Amnesty International, following several years as a journalist in Europe and Latin America. Ms. Stannow is multilingual and has spent significant parts of her career based in war zones and areas of humanitarian disaster in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.