Minky Worden

As Director of Global Initiatives at Human Rights Watch, MINKY WORDEN develops and implements international outreach and advocacy campaigns. She previously served as Human Rights Watch's Media Director, monitoring crises, wars, human rights abuses, and political developments in more than ninety countries worldwide. From 1992–1998, Worden lived and worked in Hong Kong as an adviser to Democratic Party chairman Martin Lee. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, speaks Cantonese and German, and is an elected member of the Overseas Press Club's Board of Governors. She is the editor of China's Great Leap (Seven Stories Press, 2008), The Unfinished Revolution (Seven Stories Press, 2012), and co-editor of Torture (The New Press, 2005).