Michael Hirschhorn is the Executive Director of the International Human Rights Funders Group (IHRFG). From 2003-08, Michael was Executive Director of the Coro New York Leadership Center and from 1995-2001 served as Executive Director of the Literacy Assistance Center in New York City. From 2001-03, Michael worked as a non-profit strategy consultant, primarily in the fields of education, human rights, and leadership development. Earlier, he was an Assistant to the Chancellor of the NYC Public Schools and a Visiting Non-Profit Executive at Yale’s School of Management. Michael serves as President of the trustees of the Jacob and Hilda Blaustein Foundation, and also serves on the boards of WITNESS, Breakthrough, American Jewish World Service and several other rights-related organizations. Michael received his BA from Yale University in 1981 and his MBA and MSW from Columbia University in 1989.