Mallika Dutt is founder and executive director of Breakthrough and oversees program and operations of its partner offices located in the U.S. and India. Until December 2000, Dutt was the program officer for the Human Rights and Social Justice Program at the Ford Foundation’s New Delhi office. She also served as the associate director of the Center for Women’s Global Leadership, where she held the first U.S. meeting to create links between domestic and overseas human rights. Dutt authored the widely-referenced With Liberty and Justice for All: Women’s Human Rights in the United States. She was also the co-author of the globally-utilized manual, Local Action/Global Change: Learning about the Human Rights of Women and Girls. She is currently on the Board of WITNESS.