Staff & Partners

Laurie Ahern


Eric Rosenthal

Founder and Executive Director
Priscila Rodriguez Photo

Priscila Rodríguez

Associate Director for Advocacy

Jose Julio Divino

External Relations Officer

Nick Kotsovolos


Rachel Arnold

Human Rights and Communication Associate

Dragana Ciric Milovanovic

Director, Serbia Regional Office, Belgrade, Serbia

Masa Pavlovic

Administration and Finance Officer, Serbia Regional Office

Biljana Janjic

Program Associate, Serbia Regional Office

Maja Popovic

Project Assistant, MDRI-S, Belgrade, Serbia

Lazar Stefanovic

Project Associate, MDRI-S, Belgrade, Serbia

Lisbet Brizuela

Director, Mexico Office

Ivonne Millán

Human Rights Lawyer, Mexico Office
Raul Montoya

Raúl Montoya

Disability Activist, Mexico
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Halyna Kurylo

Director, DRI-Ukraine

Olga Levshukova

Ukraine Program Associate, DRI-Ukraine

Ana Abashidze

Chairperson, Partnership for Human Rights, Tbilisi, Georgia

Anna Arganashvili

Project Manager, PHR, Tbilisi, Georgia

Mari Korkotadze

Community Program Advocate, PHR, Tbilisi, Georgia

Expert Volunteers

White & Case

Pro Bono Counsel

Liz Bauer

Former member Michigan State Board of Education

Donna Bouclier

Senior Policy Analyst, Alliance for the Betterment of Citizens with Disabilities

Marisa Brown

Georgetown University

Emmanuel A. Cárdenas R.

ESQ, Partner, Acedo Santamarina, S.C.

Jim Conroy

President, Center for Outcome Analysis

Karen Green McGowan

Clinical Nurse Consultant

Arlene S. Kanter

Professor of Law, Syracuse University

Dr. Larry Kaplan

Neurodevelopmental and Behavioral Pediatrician

Eric Mathews

Dr. Humberto L. Martinez


Matthew Mason

Clinical Director, Trauma Informed Care Project, Georgetown University

Robert M. Levy

US Magistrate Judge, Eastern District of NY

Tara J. Melish

Director of the Human Rights Center at SUNY

David W. Oaks

Co-founder, MindFreedom International

Laura Prescott

Founder and President, Sister Witness International

Silvia Quan

Gene Richards


Dr. Zach Rosen

Medical Director for AHRC New York City

Dr. Éva Szeli

Psychologist and Lawyer

Robert M. Factor

Professor of Psychiatry Emeritus, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health

Dr. Robert Okin

Professor Emeritus, University of California at San Francisco School of Medicine