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Yifat Susskind

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Executive Director of MADRE

Yifat Susskind partners with women's human rights activists from Latin America, the Middle East, Asia and Africa to create programs in their communities that meet urgent needs and create lasting change. Yifat leads MADRE's combined strategy of community-based partnerships and international human rights advocacy.

Coupling this expertise with her extensive writing on US foreign policy and international issues, Yifat helps to develop strategies to build movements for social justice and human rights. Yifat’s writing and critical analysis on US foreign policy and women's human rights has appeared in online and print publications such as The New York Times, The Washington Post, Foreign Policy in Focus, The Guardian and The Huffington Post. She has been featured as a commentator on CNN, National Public Radio, and BBC Radio.

Watch Yifat speak about her work and vision here.