Our Team

We are a group of people who are passionate about making justice across borders a reality.

Our Staff
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Founder & Executive Director

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Finance & Administration Director

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Legal Director

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Capacity Building & Communications Manager

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KEISHA KOKONEZI

Human Resources &
Operations Manager

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Development Manager &
Program Associate

Our Staff
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Founder & Executive Director

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Finance & Administration Director

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Defender Network Director

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Legal Director

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Policy & Advocacy Manager

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Communications Manager

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Legal Associate

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Human Resources &

Operations Associate

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Defender Network Assistant

Our Staff
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Founder & Executive Director

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Finance & Administration Director

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Defender Network Director

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Legal Director

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Policy & Advocacy Manager

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Communications Manager

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Legal Associate

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Human Resources &

Operations Associate

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Defender Network Assistant

Our Staff
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Legal Assistant

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Founder & Executive Director

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Finance & Administration Director

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Human Resources &

Operations Associate

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Defender Network Assistant

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Policy & Advocacy Manager

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Director of Policy and Governmental Affairs

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Legal Manager

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Legal Associate

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Legal Manager

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Legal Director

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Defender Network Director

Board of Directors
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Board President

Director of Development
Montclair State University

Board Vice President

Director
Institute for Women in Migration 

Board Treasurer

Tech Entrepreneur

Board Secretary

Behavior Change Expert & 
Product Manager

Board Compliance Officer

Partner
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP

Lawyer and Human Rights Advocate

Honduras

Founder & CEO of GreenMark

Solar, Inc.

Clinical Professor of Law, Associate Dean for Experiential Education and Clinical Program Director, Cornell Law School

Associate Director of Cross-Sector Innovation, Data Science
S & P Global Ratings
 

Corporate Associate
Wyche Law Firm

Vice President for Legal Services
 Kids in Need of Defense (KIND)

Development Consultant &
Human Rights Advocate

Deputy Director 
Immigrant Justice Corps

Vice President, Life Science

Genpact Corporation

MUNEER AHMAD

Deputy Dean for Experiential Education
Yale Law School

HUGO AYALA

Human Rights Attorney
Guatemala

MARY BAUER

Legal Director
Muslim Advocates

LANCE COMPA

Senior Lecturer
Cornell University's School of
Industrial & Labor Relations

CLAUDIA GONZÁLEZ ORELLANA

Human Rights Attorney
 Guatemala

Director for Equality and Inclusion
Open Society Foundations Justice Initiative

JULIA HARRINGTON
LYNN HAVILAND

Brand Strategist & Copywriter
Lynn Haviland LLC

PATRICIA JUAN PINEDA

Labor Law Attorney

 Mexico

STEVE LUTTMAN

Managing Director

Tortoise & Volt Marketing & Ventures

NEHA MISRA

Senior Specialist for Migration
& Human Trafficking
Solidarity Center

RANDALL QUAN

Senior Partner

Community Resource Exchange

JANELLE SAFFIN

Australian Parliamentarian

PAMELA SAWHNEY  

Counsel
Securities and Exchange Commission

JOHN SLOCUM

Former Director of the Migration Program Area
 The John D. and Catherine T.
MacArthur Foundation

Board of Advisors
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MUNEER AHMAD

Deputy Dean for Experiential Education
Yale Law School

HUGO AYALA

Human Rights Attorney
Guatemala

MARY BAUER

Legal Director
Muslim Advocates

LANCE COMPA

Senior Lecturer
Cornell University's School of
Industrial & Labor Relations

CLAUDIA GONZÁLEZ ORELLANA

Human Rights Attorney
 Guatemala

Director for Equality and Inclusion
Open Society Foundations Justice Initiative

JULIA HARRINGTON
LYNN HAVILAND

Brand Strategist & Copywriter
Lynn Haviland LLC

PATRICIA JUAN PINEDA

Labor Law Attorney

 Mexico

STEVE LUTTMAN

Managing Director

Tortoise & Volt Marketing & Ventures

NEHA MISRA

Senior Specialist for Migration
& Human Trafficking
Solidarity Center

RANDALL QUAN

Senior Partner

Community Resource Exchange

JANELLE SAFFIN

Australian Parliamentarian

PAMELA SAWHNEY  

Counsel
Securities and Exchange Commission

JOHN SLOCUM

Former Director of the Migration Program Area
 The John D. and Catherine T.
MacArthur Foundation