Julie Freccero

director of health and human rights program

Julie Freccero is the Director and Founder of the Health and Human Rights Program. She launched this program in 2017, which aims to improve the health and protection of marginalized populations affected by humanitarian crises, forced displacement, and violence. Julie’s current projects are aimed at preventing the exploitation of youth through community partnerships, applied research, and innovative pilot interventions. She is currently the Principal Investigator of a long-term research initiative to improve the prevention of child marriage in humanitarian emergencies in partnership with Save the Children and Plan International, as well as of an evaluation of a family-based foster care pilot for youth who are at risk of commercial sexual exploitation in San Francisco.