Yasmine Ergas directs the Specialization on Gender and Public Policy at the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. She is also Senior Advisor to the Institute for the Study of Human Rights, a member of the Committee on Global Thought and co-chair of the Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies Council of Columbia University. Her work focuses on gender and women’s rights in international perspective; human rights and globalization; and the integration of gender perspectives in global affairs. Her new book is Reassembling Motherhood: Procreation and Care in a Globalized World, co-edited with Jane Jenson and Sonya Michel (Columbia University Press, 2017). She has been engaged as a scholar, advocate and policy consultant on women’s rights and gender issues and human rights more broadly through her work with international and domestic policy and advocacy organizations. She has received numerous honors, awards and fellowships including from the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton, the American Council of Learned Societies, the Ford Foundation, the Italian National Council of Research, and the Compton Foundation.