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Amy Sobel

Vice President, Human Trafficking and Senior Advisor to the CEO and COO

Amy provides leadership and strategic guidance in advancing Human Rights First’s mission and helps manage the day-to-day operations of the organization.  She works with both the program and operations side of the organization and the Board of Directors to facilitate the achievement of organization’s program objectives.

Before joining Human Rights First, Amy worked as public relations consultant and served as Managing Director for Women’s Campaign Fund, a bi-partisan political organization dedicated to electing women to political office at all levels. Prior to leading Women’s Campaign Fund, Amy worked as a Public Affairs Specialist at the U.S. Department of State. Earlier in her career, Amy ran the Washington office of Congresswoman Marjorie Margolies-Mezvinsky and served as a Legislative Aide for Congressman Harley Staggers, Jr.

Amy holds a Bachelor of Arts in Government from Franklin & Marshall College. She earned a Master’s degree in Multicultural Education from Eastern University and was a Klingenstein Fellow at Columbia University.

July 01, 2015
In the upcoming weeks, the State Department will unveil its Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report. Released every year since 2001, it’s intended to be a diplomatic tool for the U.S. government to use...
January 11, 2015
Washington, D.C. - On National Human Trafficking Awareness Day, Human Rights First urged the United States to honor its responsibility to end slavery by working with its partners, public and...
January 01, 2015
Washington, D.C. - On New Year's Day and World Day of Peace, Human Rights First welcomes Pope Francis' call for an end to modern day slavery. The call came in a papal message given today...