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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.

June 06, 2016
Washington, D.C. - Human Rights First today urged President Obama to press Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to strengthen his country’s anti-trafficking laws and promote consistent...
December 18, 2015
This year marks the 150th anniversary of the ratification of the 13th Amendment, which abolished slavery in the United States. Yet in the world today there are an estimated 20.9 million people...
December 06, 2015
Washington, D.C. - Human Rights First today celebrates the 150th anniversary of the ratification of the 13th Amendment, legally abolishing slavery and ending a dark chapter of our nation's...
August 05, 2015
Washington, D.C. - Human Rights First urged the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to raise concerns over the credibility of the State Department's annual Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report...