Mrs. Atherya currently serves as Senior Specialist, Labor and Employment Rights at USAID. And is the former served and the Executive Director of United to End Genocide. With 20 years’ experience in nonprofit leadership, with issue expertise on human rights, trade and development, and social justice issues, Dr. Athreya has a life-long commitment to human rights and ending genocide and human rights atrocities.
With policy analysis and program management skills she has effectively contributed to policy advocacy and human rights. She holds a B.A. in Comparative Literature from the University of Pennsylvania and received her Ph.D. in Cultural Anthropology from the University of Michigan.