Director of Regional Programs at the Fund for Global Human Rights
Marianne joined the Fund for Global Human Rights in April 2018 as Director of Regional Programs, providing support for the regional program officers and coordination across the program team. Marianne has played a leadership role at several international human rights organization, most recently as Director of Research at Physicians for Human Rights. Previously, she served as Director of Programs at OutRight Action International (formerly International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission), Senior Policy Advisor at Amnesty International’s International Secretariat, and Advocacy Director of the Women’s Rights Division at Human Rights Watch. She has overseen sub-granting programs in Latin America and Africa, and has conducted advocacy and documentation across many geographies. Marianne holds a Master of Law in International Human Rights Law from Essex University and a Master of Science in European Management from Ecole des Affairs de Paris. She also is an adjunct lecturer at Barnard College and the New School for Social Research. Marianne speaks fluent Spanish and Danish, and has a working knowledge of French and German. Marianne is based in NYC, where she spends her copious free time as an amateur sailor, dressmaker, DIY enthusiast, spouse, and mom.