Binaifer Nowrojee

Binaifer Nowrojee

Binaifer Nowrojee is the regional director for Asia Pacific, responsible for the strategic direction, operational support, and advocacy for the Open Society Foundations’ work in Asia. A long-standing human rights advocate, Nowrojee previously worked as legal counsel with Human Rights Watch and as a staff attorney at the Lawyers Committee for Human Rights. She has worked extensively on the prosecution of sexual violence under international law and testified as an expert witness at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda. Nowrojee holds a JD from Columbia Law School and an LLM degree from Harvard Law School.