Sabrina Sanchez is a human rights and social justice professional with expertise in program and project management, content curation, data analytics, research and advocacy in the non profit, international development, and academic institution fields. Her human rights work experience includes spearheading a legal empowerment program for women in Honduras, researching environmental, criminal justice and Indigenous Peoples’ rights in Central America, campaigning for positive youth development, and combatting anti-human and sex trafficking efforts in the U.S. She joined the HRE USA Network in 2013 and participated in the 2012 The World As It Could Be Summer Institute. She was one of the HRE USA 2019/20 Flowers Fund grantees and contributed strategy and outreach support to the U.S. Ratification of U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) Working Group in 2019.
As the Education Lead at Human Rights Connected, a web-based, non-profit organization increasing actionable access to human rights law for movements and human rights defenders, she leads implementation of practical educational projects that capacitate human rights defenders such as developing Know Your Rights Action Guides and managing the HRC Blog.
Sabrina holds a Master’s degree in International and Multicultural Human Rights Education from the University of San Francisco, California and a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology with a minor in Journalism from San Francisco State University. She is currently a Public Health Specialist at the University of California – San Francisco and supports the development, execution, and evaluation of virtual learning collaboratives aimed at strengthening leadership, management, and overall well-being of the State of California’s public health workforce. She is a Chicana, born and raised in the Texas-Mexico border city of McAllen.