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Senior Director

Phone: (212) ***-****  
Email: s***@***.org
Local Address:  New York City , New York , United States
Joyful Heart Foundation
826 Broadway Suite 413
New York , New York 10003
United States

Company Description: The Joyful Heart Foundation is dedicated to helping survivors of sexual assault heal mind, body and spirit. Our programs are designed to nurture and enable the...   more
Background

Employment History

  • Policy and Advocacy Director
    Joyful Heart Foundation
  • Director , Advocacy and Strategic Partnerships
    Joyful Heart Foundation
  • Lead Investigator
    Human Rights Watch
  • Researcher for the US Program
    Human Rights Watch
  • Researcher
    Human Rights Watch
  • Vice President
    Policy & Advocacy
  • Joyful Heart’s Director
    Advocacy & Policy
  • JHF Director
    Advocacy & Policy

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Director
    Policy & Advocacy

Education

  • master of divinity candidate
    Union Theological Seminary
  • juris doctor degree
    University of Minnesota Law School
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Web References
"It's a huge deal," said Sarah ...
www.joyfulheartfoundation.org, 26 Aug 2015 [cached]
"It's a huge deal," said Sarah Tofte, vice president of policy and advocacy for the Joyful Heart Foundation, which is pushing for ending the rape kit backlog.
Staff – Nobel Women's Initiative
nobelwomensinitiative.org, 10 Aug 2014 [cached]
Sarah Tofte
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Sarah Tofte
Advisor, International Campaign to Stop Rape & Gender Violence in Conflict Sarah Tofte has spent over a decade working on women's human rights, with a focus on violence against women and girls. Sarah has worked with the Innocence Project and Human Rights Watch, and is the Senior Director of Policy and Advocacy for the Joyful Heart Foundation.
Sarah can be reached at stofte@stoprapeinconflict.org.
Joyful Heart Foundation
www.joyfulheartfoundation.org, 20 May 2013 [cached]
Sarah Tofte Director of Development
Director of Policy
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Sarah Tofte Director of Policy & Advocacy
"I am part of the Joyful Heart Foundation because it represents all that I value--our commitment to survivors, our hope for justice and our determination to make the world a safe place for everyone."
Sarah Tofte comes to Joyful Heart with ten years of experience working on criminal justice responses to sexual and domestic violence. Her area of expertise is on the rape kit backlog in the United States, and she has significant experience engaging policymakers, non-profits and the media on issues of violence against women. Before starting at Joyful Heart, Sarah was at Human Rights Watch. She is most proud of her family, especially her son Max.
Sarah Tofte, Vice President, ...
www.joyfulheartfoundation.org, 23 Oct 2014 [cached]
Sarah Tofte, Vice President, Policy & Advocacy
"I am part of the Joyful Heart Foundation because it represents all that I value-our commitment to survivors, our hope for justice and our determination to make the world a safe place for everyone."
Sarah Tofte specializes in governments' responsibilities to address, prevent and protect against gender-based violence. She works closely with elected officials, police, prosecutors, victim advocates and survivors to reform the U.S. criminal justice system so that offenders are held accountable and survivors have greater access to justice. As the Vice President of Policy & Advocacy with the Joyful Heart Foundation, Sarah created and implements the organization's ten-year strategic plan to end the rape kit backlog in the United States, engages with the media and raises funds. Prior to Joyful Heart, Sarah was a Senior Researcher at Human Rights Watch, focusing on violence against women and girls.
WMC Progressive Women’s Voices - Majority Post - A Forum for the No-Longer-Invisible Majority
womensmediacenter.com, 14 April 2009 [cached]
The lead investigator for Human Rights Watch, Sarah Tofte, now wants to study backlogs at labs in cities across [...]
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