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Lesley Kirby

Operations Manager

As the operations manager for the Refugee Representation team, Lesley Kirby is responsible for working with management in all four offices to coordinate and oversee strategic and operational elements of the asylum representation program, with the goal of maximizing its reach and effectiveness for asylum seekers in the United States.

Prior to joining Human Rights First, Lesley served as a paralegal for a law firm focused on human rights and corporate accountability.

Lesley holds a dual B.A. from the University of Virginia in Spanish and Foreign Affairs, with a regional specialization in Latin America.