Name: Tamar Ezer

Professional Title: Senior Program Officer

Affiliation: Open Society Foundations

Country: United States

Title of Presentation: Bringing Justice to Health Care through Legal Analysis and Film

Short Bio: Tamar Ezer is a Senior Program Officer in the Law and Health Initiative (LAHI) at the Open Society Public Health Program, where she works on a variety of health and human rights issues in Eastern Europe, Central Asia, and Eastern and Southern Africa. She was previously a Teaching Fellow at the Georgetown University Law Center’s International Women’s Human Rights Clinic. While at the Clinic, she supervised test cases challenging discriminatory laws and oversaw fact-finding and legislative projects in Nigeria, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, and the Philippines. Tamar has also taught International Women’s Rights at Tulane Law School’s summer program and has served as a law clerk for the Southern District of New York and the Supreme Court of Israel. Tamar is a graduate of Stanford University and Harvard Law School, where she was editor-in-chief of the Harvard Human Rights Journal.