Alicia Ely Yamin

Alicia Ely Yamin is a Joseph H. Flom Fellow on Global Health and Human Rights at Harvard Law School’s Human Rights Program, and an Instructor at the Harvard School of Public Health. She is the Executive Editor of the Critical Concepts section for the Health and Human Rights Journal, and she serves as Special Advisor to Amnesty International’s global campaign on poverty, Demand Dignity (in particular, in relation to maternal mortality). She is Acting Chair of the Center for Economic and Social Rights and additionally serves on the advisory boards the International Initiative on Maternal Mortality and Human Rights, Human Rights Ahead, the Center for Policy Analysis on Trade and Health, as well as several human rights advocacy organizations in Latin America. Prior to her fellowship, Yamin was the Director of Research and Investigations at Physicians for Human Rights, where she oversaw all of the organization’s field investigations.