Sasha Chanoff

Executive Director and Founder of RefugePoint

Sasha Chanoff is the Executive Director and founder of RefugePoint, an international humanitarian organization that provides lasting solutions for the world’s most vulnerable refugees. Before founding RefugePoint, Sasha worked for over a decade in refugee rescue, relief and resettlement operations, consulting with the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and working with the International Organization for Migration throughout Africa. Sasha holds a B.A. from Wesleyan University and an M.A. in Humanitarian Assistance from the Tufts University Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and Friedman School of Nutrition, Science and Policy. He has been recognized for his social entrepreneurship with fellowships from Ashoka, the Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation, and Echoing Green, and is a recipient of the Charles Bronfman Humanitarian Prize and Harvard University's Gleitsman International Activist Award.