Lisa S. Hammond, Finance & Operations Director, has over 30 years of experience, working both domestically and internationally in senior fiscal and programmatic staff and consulting roles to improve citizen participation, strengthen civil society, combat human trafficking, advocate for human rights, and build survivor leadership programs. She has served as Chief Financial and Operating Officer (Partners for Democratic Change; SAGE Project), Director of Empowerment Programs (Coalition to Abolish Slavery & Trafficking), and Chief of Party (Country Director) for USAID programs in Kosovo (Partners for Democratic Change), the Balkans and former Yugoslavia (American Bar Association, Rule of Law Initiative), Moldova (IREX), Bangladesh (Winrock International), and Kyrgyzstan (East West Management Institute). She holds a B.A. in English from the University of California, Berkeley, and an M.B.A. in International Business from San Francisco State University.