Rebecca Lichtenfeld is a Brooklyn based human rights advocate, producer and Director of Social Impact Media at the Bertha Foundation. Bertha Foundation supports activists, storytellers and lawyers that are working to bring about social and economic justice, and human rights for all. She is also the TED Music Curator.
Guided by the belief that media and the arts play a vital role in the advancement of human rights, Rebecca has created, produced, and executed ‘creative advocacy’ projects involving filmmakers, artists, heads of state and thought leaders from around the globe. At Bertha, she has supported the production and outreach of several Oscar nominated and winning feature length documentaries. Previously, she was the Creative Advocacy Director at WITNESS, an international non-profit organization co-founded by Peter Gabriel that trains human rights defenders to use video as a tool in their campaigns for justice.