Susan Osnos was on the staff of Human Rights Watch for sixteen years, first as Communications Director and later as Associate Director. She now works as a consultant to domestic and international rights organizations and some of the foundations that support their work. As a consultant, she has done executive searches, assisted mission-driven organizations in designing communications strategies and organizational structures, worked on strategic plans and done evaluations of boards of directors. In addition to serving on the advisory committee of the Women’s Rights Division of Human Rights Watch, she is on the board of the Barth Syndrome Foundation and Words Without Borders. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.