Sushma Raman is Carr Center's Executive Director. Sushma brings a rich and diverse background in philanthropy, human rights and social justice through her work in the U.S. and globally with the Ford Foundation and the Open Society Foundations, as well as her experience leading human rights programs, philanthropic collaboratives, and social justice foundations.
While human history is replete with examples of repression and the struggle against it, it wasn’t until 1948 that the world came together to declare in one voice the sanctity of each individual’s dignity. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was a triumph of the post-war period, and while the world is by most measures a far better place today than in 1948, the declaration’s adoption was not the end of the fight for human rights, but the beginning.
Siham Elhamoumi is the Carr Center’s Research Manager, where she manages the Center’s research portfolio and leads proposal development efforts within the four themes of human security, economic justice, institutions of global governance and civil society, and equality and discrimination. Ms. Elhamoumi is working to bring our on-going programs to scale and develop new cross-cutting and innovative programmatic and research areas.… Read more about Siham Elhamoumi