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Frances Woodard

Vice President, Human Resources & Office Operations

Joined Human Rights First in 2013

Frances Woodard is responsible for directing all human resources functions and recommending and implementing strategies to ensure that Human Rights First hires, develops, and retains employees with the knowledge, expertise and skills required to fulfill its mission and to take advantage of growth opportunities.

Before joining Human Rights First, Frances held a number of senior leadership roles including Senior Director of HR & Administration for The ONE Campaign; Director of HR for ONE Economy Corporation; and Director of HR & Operations for the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry.  She specializes in HR strategy, organizational development, recruitment and talent selection, benefits and compensation management, employee relations, global HR and HR policy development, and is experienced in general operations management.

Frances is a certified Senior Professional of Human Resources, a graduate of the University of Maryland at College Park, and possesses an advanced degree in Human Resources Management.