Babette Perez

Director of Human Resources

Babette Perez is the Human Resources Manager at Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, located in the New York office. She manages all areas within human resources such as: hiring and recruitment, benefits administration, employee relations, workplace culture, compensation, and performance.

Babette was born in the Bronx, raised in New Jersey, and is a first generation U.S. citizen with family from Guatemala. She graduated from The George Washington University with a degree in Psychology and has received multiple certifications within the HR field. Prior to Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, Babette worked for non-profits and unionized consulting firms. She developed a passion for human resources because she sees it as a way to connect with, understand, and help people. She also loves researching the latest labor laws and state and federal policies.

Outside of her work at Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, Babette is also a certified Barre3 workout instructor, an avid concert goer, and a fan of corgis and the Emmy-award winning show RuPaul’s Drag Race.