Camille Massey is the Founding Executive Director of the Sorensen Center for International Peace and Justice at CUNY Law School. Launched in the fall of 2014, the Sorensen Center is named after Ted Sorensen, long-time close advisor and speechwriter to President John F. Kennedy. The Sorensen Center trains social justice lawyers and protects the rights of those affected by instability, conflict, and repression.
Previously Camille served as Vice President of Global Strategy and Programs at the Council on Foreign Relations. Prior to that, Camille was the Founder and CEO of Cue Global, a consulting business that designed and implemented strategic policy, legal, advocacy, and communications plans for global organizations. She also served as Senior Advisor at the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative, Director of Communications at Human Rights First, and a Revson Fellow in the Human Rights Program at The Carter Center.
Camille serves as Board Chair of Breakthrough, a global human rights organization with offices in India and the U.S. working to make violence and discrimination against women and girls unacceptable. She also serves on the Board of House of SpeakEasy, a literary nonprofit organization, and is a member of the Advisory Boards of New York University’s Center for Business and Human Rights and Syracuse University’s Newhouse School. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the American Bar Association, and the New York City Bar Association. Camille earned her J.D. from CUNY School of Law whose motto is “Law in the Service of Human Needs,” and a B.S. from the Newhouse School at Syracuse University. She is originally from Gainesville, Georgia.
Website – http://law.cuny.edu
Twitter – @Cueglobal