Conference Speaker for the Gandhi-King Global Initiative (GKGI) Conference: The Uplift of All: Gandhi, King, and the Global Struggle for Freedom and Justice; October 11-13, 2019
Diana Essex-Lettieri is the Vice President and COO at Asylum Access, an international refugee rights advocacy organization, with operations in Mexico, Malaysia, Thailand, Jordan and Lebanon. Diana leads Asylum Access’s global growth strategy and engagement with UNHCR's Global Refugee Forum, and oversees global operations. A migration and displacement specialist, Diana has previously worked at Oxfam America, the African Conservation Centre, and FORGE, where she led small-scale development projects in refugee camps. Diana has been a Visiting Scholar at Stanford University’s Center for International Security and Cooperation. She holds a Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School of International Studies at Tufts University, and a Bachelor of Arts in International Development from UCLA.