Sierra Ewert
Program Director

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

Ms. Ewert 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. Prior to joining The Asia Foundation, Sierra worked in education:  teaching in Vietnam, coordinating an after-school care program in California, and working 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.