Sue Simon has a background in public health, human rights and social justice. For the past 33 years, she has worked both internationally (Eastern Europe/FSU, Southern Africa, Southeast Asia) and domestically for organizations including Physicians for Human Rights, Open Society Foundations, the US Human Rights Fund, the NYC Mayor’s Office for AIDS Policy, Gay Men’s Health Crisis and Planned Parenthood. She has developed and implemented programs around HIV prevention and care issues, harm reduction and safer drug use, sex worker rights and criminal justice reform. Additionally, Sue has worked in the film industry and served on the boards of several arts organizations. She has a master’s degree from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs and an undergraduate degree from Tufts University.