Hana Hausnerova

Director of Public Programs

Hana Hausnerova is joining Equal Justice Works as the director of public programs. Hana brings 10+ years of experience in nonprofit operations, program management, and fundraising to Equal Justice Works.

Before joining Equal Justice Works, Hana worked at the American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative (ABA ROLI) since October 2009.  There, Hana first managed U.S. and U.K. funded democracy and governance programs in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Serbia and Tajikistan. Later, she worked closely with executive leadership and the Board to develop, implement, and monitor strategic initiatives that advanced the mission of ABA ROLI. Her experience included collaborating with ABA ROLI’s Board of Directors and senior management to develop a five-year strategic plan; simplify and institutionalize organization-wide program and business procedures; and procure $30M+ through fundraising and grant writing via funding channels, including corporate partners, foundations, as well as US and UK government agencies.

Hana holds an LL.M. degree in international and comparative law from The George Washington University Law School, a J.D. degree from Suffolk University Law School and a B.S. degree in psychology, and culture and politics from Georgetown University. Hana is a dual citizen of the U.S. and the Czech Republic and speaks fluent Czech.

When Hana is not at work she is biking on the C&O Canal or running after her two spirited daughters.

Media

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