Michael Hirschhorn To Step Down From IHRFG

Thursday, August 7, 2014
Michael Hirschhorn To Step Down From IHRFG
Michael Hirschhorn has announced plans to step down in the fall from his post as executive director of the International Human Rights Funders Group.
He has served as IHRFG executive director since 2008 and has been a member of its Steering Committee for the past 11 years. He has overseen significant growth in the breadth of IHRFG educational programming and network development. Under his leadership, the Group has added expert staff, expanded and internationalized its membership and delivered a number of ambitious research projects.
Prior to IHRFG, Hirschhorn was executive Director of the Coro New York Leadership Center, a post he held from 2003-2008. Earlier, he served as executive director of the Literacy Assistance Center in New York City. He was an Assistant to the Chancellor of the NYC Public Schools and a Visiting Non-Profit Executive at Yale’s School of Management. He also serves as President of the trustees of the Jacob and Hilda Blaustein Foundation, and is on the the boards of several rights-related and educational non-profit organizations. 
Hirschhorn received his BA from Yale University in 1981 and his MBA & MSW from Columbia University in 1989.
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