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Brooke Goldstein, Executive Director


Brooke Goldstein is a New York City-based human rights attorney, author, and award-winning filmmaker. She is the founder and Executive Director of The Lawfare Project, a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness about and facilitating a response to the abuse of Western legal systems and human rights law. Brooke is also the founder and director of the Children’s Rights Institute (CRI), a nonprofit organization whose mission is to track, spotlight, and legally combat violations of children’s basic human rights around the world. CRI has a special focus on the state-sponsored indoctrination and recruitment of children to become suicide-homicide bombers, child soldiers, and human shields.

Benjamin Ryberg, Chief Operating Officer & Director of Research

Benjamin Ryberg is the Director of Research and Chief Operating Officer at The Lawfare Project. He received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan with a double major in Economics and Organizational Studies and subsequently received his Juris Doctor from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. He was admitted to the New York State Bar in 2011.


Amanda Berman, Director of Legal Affairs

12063541_10102055916942767_6940622808149234946_nAmanda Berman is the Director of Legal Affairs at The Lawfare Project. In addition to her role as an attorney, Amanda liaises with the American and international Jewish community on behalf of the Lawfare Project and maintains relationships with LP supporters, donors and clients. Amanda writes extensively on lawfare and counter-terror related issues and is a media contributor across various mediums and outlets. She has spoken and presented before diverse audiences ranging from small groups to large auditoriums.