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Wednesday, May 16 • 16:30 - 16:55
Burn, baby, burn (out?)

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What makes our work as human rights activists sustainable?
A recent study shows that trauma and burnout are high among the movements and organizations that work for human rights around the world.
What are the barriers to address that stand in the way of healthy, productive, sustainable ways to achieve change?
And what practices work well to support healthy individuals, organizations, and ecosystems for activism?
What can new, small, or emerging organizations learn from established NGOs struggling with such challenges? What can established NGOs learn from new, small, or emerging organizations? A workshop to share barriers, learnings, and solutions among human rights practitioners.

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Nighat Dad

Founder and Director, Digital Rights Foundation
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Donna McKay

Executive Director, Physicians for Human Rights
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Meg Satterthwaite

Margaret Satterthwaite (@SatterthwaiteML) is Professor of Clinical Law at NYU School of Law, where she is a Faculty Director of the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice and director of the Global Justice Clinic.
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Joseph Steele

Director of Organizational Development and Impact, Access Now

Wednesday May 16, 2018 16:30 - 16:55 EDT
Village Main Stage