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jill-savitt

Jill Savitt

Communications Advisor, Neo Philanthropy

Jill Savitt is a communications consultant with expertise in strategic communications and advocacy campaigns on human rights issues. Currently and since 2009, Savitt has been a Special Advisor to the US Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC, working on responding to contemporary mass atrocities and an exhibit on Americans response to the Holocaust. Savitt is also the Human Rights Curator for the National Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta, which opened in June 2014. Savitt curated the 6,000 square feet of space devoted to global human rights. Other long time clients include: Human Rights Watch, Human Rights First and Physicians for Human Rights. In 2007, before taking on these projects, Savitt founded and directed Dream for Darfur, a public advocacy campaign to urge the Chinese government to take specific actions regarding the Darfur crisis in the lead up to the 2008 Beijing Games. The New York Times Magazine profiled Savitt and the initiative in March 2008.