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Nancy Hendry


Screen_Shot_2020-06-18_at_1.10.00_PMMs. Hendry has served as the Senior Advisor for the International Association of Women Judges since June 2010. During that time, she has worked to implement programs on judicial leadership in the MENA region, West Africa, and South Asia, and has led the International Association of Women Judges (IAWJ) work to address a sexualized form of corruption that the IAWJ has termed Sextortion, managing the implementation of a program on “Naming, Shaming, and Ending Sextortion” in the Philippines, Tanzania, and Bosnia-Herzegovina; developing a Sextortion Toolkit; working with pro bono partners on a comparative study of laws available to prosecute Sextortion in nine jurisdictions; and speaking about Sextortion at the International Anti-Corruption Conference and other international fora. Furthermore, Ms. Hendry played a vital role in the implementation and success of IAWJ’s Global Leadership of Women (GLOW) program. A graduate of Harvard University (cum laude) and Stanford Law School, Ms. Hendry has broad experience in government and the non-profit sector, including as General Counsel of the Peace Corps (1996-2001) and Vice President and Deputy General Counsel of the Public Broadcasting Service (1981-1996). Her previous experience also includes legal work with the Children’s Law Center, the U.S. Department of Education, and the law firm of Wald, Harkrader and Ross, teaching as an adjunct professor at Georgetown University Law Center, and serving as a Peace Corps Volunteer in St. Louis Senegal. Ms. Hendry is proficient in French.