Board of Directors

William Aceves,  Chair, is the Dean Steven R. Smith Professor of Law at California Western School of Law.  Professor Aceves frequently works with human rights and civil liberties groups on the domestic application of international law. He has also represented many organizations as amicus curiae counsel in cases before the federal courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court. Professor Aceves is the author of The Anatomy of Torture and coauthor of The Law of Consular Access. He co-edited Lessons and Legacies of the War on Terror. He is also the principal author of the influential Amnesty International USA Safe Haven report. He has published numerous articles on human rights and international law. Professor Aceves has served on the National Boards of the American Civil Liberties Union, Amnesty International USA, and the International Law Students Association. He has also served as the AIUSA Ombudsperson. He has appeared before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, the U.N. Special Rapporteur on Migrants, and the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. He is a member of the American Law Institute.

Donnovan Andrews is a serial entrepreneur, tech visionary, and corporate innovation strategist. Currently, Donnovan is the Global Consulting Principal, Artificial Intelligence at Ogilvy Consulting. Appointed first-ever external consultant to 4A’s, advertising industry’s resource association, Donnovan started his career at Omnicom, and later formed his own agency where he worked with brands such as American Express, Coca-Cola, ESPN, Financial Times, and Sony Music. He eventually moved on to form Overture Global, a media and events platform, which brought together world leaders in the fields of innovation and humanitarianism. Donnovan is a board member for the Center for Justice and Accountability (CJA).

Robert Flynn, Treasurer, is retired from a venture capital career that included ownership of a Blockbuster Video Franchise, the development and operation of Discovery Zone, Inc., and the development of LKQ Corporation. Prior to his venture capital endeavors, he worked as an Account Manager at IBM. Mr. Flynn was a member of the Amnesty International USA Executive Director’s Leadership Council, and co-chaired their Capital Campaign. He was a board member of United to End Genocide, and is currently a board member of the Center for Victims of Torture.  He is a graduate of the Marquette University Business School.

Tyler Giannini is a Clinical Professor of Law and a Co-Director of the Human Rights Program at Harvard Law School.  He also co-directs the law school’s International Human Rights Clinic.  Prior to joining Harvard in 2004, he was a founder and director of EarthRights International (ERI), an organization at the forefront of efforts to link human rights and environmental protection.  Mr. Giannini spent a decade in Thailand with ERI conducting fact-finding investigations and groundbreaking corporate accountability litigation.  He serves as co-counsel in many landmark Alien Tort Statute (ATS) cases and has authored numerous amicus curiae briefs, publications and reports.  Mr. Giannini teaches in the fields of business and human rights, human rights and the environment, human rights in contemporary South Africa, human rights in Southeast Asia, and ATS litigation.  Mr. Giannini holds graduate degrees in law and foreign policy from the University of Virginia where he served on the law review and is a member of the Virginia State Bar.

Krizna Gomez is a Filipina lawyer moonlighting as a futurist. She works with activists, NGOs and philanthropies around the world to help them rethink their strategies and what “impact” and “innovation” really means. She started as a grassroots organizer in communities dealing with extralegal killings and disappearances in the Philippines, while teaching constitutional law and international criminal law. She also taught gender studies at Paññāsāstra University of Cambodia. She worked as a Presidential Fellow at Open Society Foundations, and at Dejusticia, a think-do tank in Colombia, where she led their work on shrinking civil society space in the Global South. She was Director of Programs and lead facilitator at JustLabs, a global innovation sandbox for social change actors. She now works as a consultant—using design thinking, foresight, systems thinking and contemplative methods, while collaborating with experts from neuroscience, tech, marketing and design—to help changemakers think without boxes. She has an LL.M. with a concentration in international human rights law from Harvard, and a BA Political Science and Juris Doctor from Ateneo in the Philippines.

Rochelle King, is VP of Creative Production at Netflix. Her teams ensure the successful launch of all titles on Netflix, whether by creating the metadata and assets (images and video) for these titles, through localization of the service into the different languages that Netflix supports around the world, by making sure the right content is getting onto the service at the right time and by supporting the Marketing team by producing creative experiences across various media channels. She has been a part of the tech industry for almost 20 years, starting in semiconductors and then moving to the internet industry as it was just beginning to take off. Rochelle holds a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University and two graduate degrees from Stanford University. She is a member of the Advisory Board for the NYC Tech Talent Pipeline. Rochelle is also the author of “Designing with Data”.

Jane Rocamora, Senior Attorney and Clinical Supervisor at the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinic of Greater Boston Legal Services, has spent more than two decades litigating civil, criminal, immigration and human rights cases.  She worked for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and the United Nations Development Program in Rwanda investigating genocide and massive human rights violations and collaborating in the efforts to rebuild a decimated judicial system.  In 2000, Ms. Rocamora was appointed Acting Chief of the Judicial Support Section in Kosovo of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe.  She was a Co-Founder of the International Criminal Defense Attorneys Association, which originally focused on establishing criminal defense principles and practices at the international criminal tribunals.  She previously worked with the Coalition on Women’s Human Rights in Conflict Situations in Montreal, Canada, which focused on ensuring accountability for gender crimes within prosecutions at the international criminal tribunals.

Dylan Savage is a partner at the law firm of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, P.C. Based in San Francisco, Ms. Savage has meaningful trial experience and maintains a broad-based litigation practice that includes commercial disputes, corporate governance, and securities litigation. She is a multiple-time recipient of the firm’s John Wilson Award, which recognizes outstanding contributions to WSGR’s pro bono program. Ms. Savage has a Bachelor’s degree in Public Policy from Duke University and received her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center, where she was an Articles Editor for the Georgetown Law Journal.

Caroline L. Scullin, Audit Committee Chair, is a Global Communications professional with over two decades of experience in strategic communications and external relations across the public, private, nonprofit and government sectors. She has an established track record of tackling complex, high-profile projects and issues. Her project management consulting practice serves a wide range of clients – from Fortune 100 corporations to international non- governmental organizations. Ms. Scullin has served as Senior Vice President of Communications for the Export Import Bank of the United States in the Obama administration and as Vice President for External Relations at The Wilson Center, the nation’s key non-partisan policy forum for tackling global issues. She also served as Communications Director for the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE), a core institute of the National Endowment for Democracy; and as Director of Public Relations for the United States Government Printing Office (GPO). She also spent more than a decade as Chief Aide and Press Secretary to the Honorable Robert C. McFarlane, former National Security Advisor to President Ronald Reagan. A graduate of Georgetown University, Ms. Scullin has been a long time alumni volunteer and served as an elected member of the Board of Governors for the Georgetown University Alumni Association.

Charline Yim is a partner at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, specializing in public international law and international arbitration disputes. She has an extensive pro bono practice, focused primarily on international human rights, international criminal law, and transitional justice matters. In this capacity, among other mandates, she has advocated for human rights defenders in various legal proceedings, advised international organizations in treaty negotiations, and conducted trainings for stakeholders on international law and transitional justice processes. Ms. Yim earned her law degree in 2011 from Harvard Law School, where she was the Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Harvard International Law Journal, Co-President of the HLS Advocates for Human Rights and recipient of the Class of 2011 Dean’s Award for Community Leadership. She graduated summa cum laude in 2008 from the University of California, Los Angeles, where she studied Economics, English and Political Science, and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. Prior to joining private practice, she worked for the President of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia.