• HEIDI BASCH-HAROD | EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

    Contact Heidi: heidi@womensvoicesnow.org

    Heidi's career as a human rights activist and professional began with her involvement as a volunteer coordinator and project manager for the U.S. office of the Tibetan Nuns Project. In 2003, she served as an intern in the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission (previously the U.S. Congressional Human Rights Caucus) in Washington D.C., and was then hired as a congressional staff assistant for Rep. Tom Lantos.

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  • LEILA JARMAN | CREATIVE DIRECTOR

    Contact Leila: leila@womensvoicesnow.org

    Leila Jarman is an award-winning filmmaker, producer and visual artist working at the intersection of women's rights activism and media. Born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, she completed her BA in Political Science with an emphasis on Middle Eastern Studies and philosophy in 2009 from Marymount Manhattan College in New York City. Her works have screened at film festivals, galleries, and museums including the TATE Britain, Ars Electronica and her films have been featured on media outlets such as VICE  and The Creator's Project...

     

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  • ROOPASHREE JEEVAJI | ENVOY

    Contact Roopa: roopa@womensvoicesnow.org

    Roopashree Jeevaji was born in India and raised in Mumbai. At a young age, she trained in Bharata Natyam, a classical Indian dance from where her interest for acting developed. As a teenager, Jeevaji became the face of Bru Coffee, India's largest coffee brand.

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  • ARIEL FINTUSHEL | CURRICULUM DEVELOPER

    Contact Ariel: ariel@womensvoicesnow.org

    Ariel Fintushel is a California poet who has taught college-level Literature and Creative Writing in New York City, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. She studied Contemporary Literature at UC Santa Cruz; then, after a year of barista work, returned to school for an MFA in poetry (from SF State). 

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