Program Manager, Center for the Prevention of Genocide, US Holocaust Memorial Museum
2019 Speaker

Andrea Gittleman is a program manager for the Simon-Skjodt Center for the Prevention of Genocide, where she focuses on policy outreach, justice and accountability efforts for mass atrocities, and leads the center's work on Burma/Myanmar. Previously she was interim director of U.S. policy and senior legislative counsel at Physicians for Human Rights, where she designed advocacy and policy strategies on a broad range of international human rights issues, including mass atrocities. Prior to that Gittleman served as an Arthur Helton Global Human Rights Fellow with the Burma Lawyers’ Council in Mae Sot, Thailand, where she coordinated an international advocacy campaign for criminal accountability in Burma. She also worked with New York University’s Immigrant Rights Clinic, Legal Momentum, the New York Civil Liberties Union’s reproductive rights project, and Human Rights Watch’s women’s rights division. Prior to attending law school Gittleman served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Mauritania, where she managed gender and development programs. She received a JD from the New York University School of Law and a BA in political science and international studies from the University of Chicago.