Sierra Ewert
Program Director, Young Leaders

As Program Director of the Young Leaders Program, Sierra Ewert oversees a diverse group of young professionals who, inspired by the legacy of Robert F. Kennedy, are committed to empowering young human rights defenders.

Sierra came to Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights from The Asia Foundation, where she coordinated and reported on governance, environment, and civic engagement programs throughout the region. She’s also taught in Vietnam, coordinated an after-school care program in California, and worked at UNICEF in New York.

Ms. Ewert received a B.A. with honors in Sociology from The Colorado College, and a M.S. in Social Policy from Columbia University. A native of California, she loves the mountains, the ocean, and New York City.