Collaboration in Action Speaker

Eileen Donahoe


Eileen Donahoe

Biography

Eileen Donahoe, Director of Global Affairs at Human Rights Watch (HRW), represents the organization worldwide on human rights foreign policy, with a special focus on internet freedom, security, and governance. Donahoe served as the first U.S. Ambassador to the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva. She was a scholar at the FSI Institute and Center for International Security and Cooperation at Stanford University. Her research focused on Internet freedom and security, international norms governing use of force, UN reform, and ethical justifications for humanitarian military intervention. In her earlier career, Donahoe was a technology litigator at Fenwick & West in Silicon Valley.