NoVo Announces Pamela Shifman as New Executive Director

Friday, April 25, 2014

NoVo Foundation announced Pamela Shifman has stepped into the role of Executive Director.

For the past six years, Shifman has led the Foundation’s Initiatives for Girls and Women. Pamela’s leadership has touched every aspect of the Foundation’s work—from the launch of NoVo’s Move to End Violence Program, to the Foundation’s steadfast commitment to promoting economic justice for women and supporting the most marginalized girls around the world.

“We are thrilled to have Pamela step into this new leadership role at the Foundation. As we enter our eighth year, we have a new appreciation for the deep interconnection between all areas of our work, and are excited to have Pamela with us at the helm, “ said Jennifer and Peter Buffett, Co-Presidents of the NoVo Foundation.

Shifman joined the NoVo Foundation after a career advocating for the human rights of girls and women at the United Nations, as the Co-Executive Director of Equality Now and as a Legal Advisor to the African National Congress Parliamentary Women’s Caucus in South Africa.

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