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RUHAN SIDHU NAGRA, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Ruhan Nagra is Executive Director of the University Network for Human Rights. Prior to assuming this post, she was a clinical instructor at Stanford Law School’s Human Rights Clinic, where she worked on human rights issues in the United States and India. Previously, Ruhan was a legal fellow at the Center for Constitutional Rights, where she focused on accountability for torture, war crimes, and militarism; Palestinian human rights; LGBTQ persecution; and corporate human rights abuses. Ruhan has lived and worked extensively on human rights issues in the occupied Palestinian territory, including on freedom of movement and access, the right to education, and environmental justice. She is on the board of Tikkun Olam Productions, a documentary film nonprofit that highlights social justice issues through narrative storytelling and historical examination. Ruhan holds a BA from Brown University and a JD from Stanford Law School. She speaks Punjabi and Hindi.

ruhan [at] humanrightsnetwork.org