Yvette Albderdingk Thijm


Yvette is the Executive Director of WITNESS, an international nonprofit organization that empowers human rights defenders to use video to fight injustice, and to transform personal stories of abuse into powerful tools that can pressure those in power or with power to act. Before becoming its ED, Yvette served on the WITNESS Board, worked globally in start-ups (including the technology start-up JOOST by the founders of Skype) and established companies in media, content and new technologies (including MTV Networks). She is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the Foundation Center and the Board of Directors of Mideast Youth. She is also an Advisory Board Member of Uncensored Interview, a digital platform for independent musicians.

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