Career Session for International Human Rights

April 12, 2021 • 12:30 PM • Virtual

As part of the Human Rights in Practice series, please join us for a one-hour, interactive group career counseling session with Joey Lee, Program Officer, Open Society Foundations, to discuss pathways to human rights careers. This is a great opportunity to interact in an informal small-group setting with a human rights practitioner. Co-sponsored by the Center for International and Comparative Law and the International Human Rights Clinic. Learn more about Mr. Lee and the event at Attendance is limited; please RSVP to Balfour Smith at

Joey Lee

Joey Lee is a Program Officer at the Open Society Foundations where he supports OSF's New Executives Fund, which provides critical support to newly non-profit leaders to help their organizations navigate challenging transitions. Previously, Joey served as Asia Law & Justice Program Director at Fordham Law School’s Leitner Center for International Law and Justice, where he managed capacity-building programs to empower public interest lawyers and legal rights defenders in Asia, particularly in China and Myanmar. He was also an adjunct professor and clinical instructor in international human rights law and practice. Earlier in his career, Joey worked at Human Rights in China to coordinate engagement of UN and other international human rights mechanisms to support Chinese human rights defenders. Joey received a JD from Boston University and an LLM from New York University. He also holds a BCom from Queen’s University.