Working for human rights after HEC - by Valérie Lombard[Proceedings] by Valérie Lombard


Valérie Lombard graduated from HEC in 1986. After a first career in advertising, she embraced the feminist cause and then the human rights one, in contributing to the creation of the Parisian office of Human Rights Watch.

Valérie Lombard exposed her path, since her graduation from HEC in 1986, to the students of the Major Alternative Management on September, 12th 2013. Valerie Lombard is director of development & outreach at Human Rights Watch in Paris. After she gave a look back on her career in advertising in France and Spain, Valerie Lombard explained us why and how she changed the axis of her career, participating in the women professional network “HEC au féminin”, then in the Women’s Forum for Economy and Society and co-creating the Paris office of Human Rights Watch. She gave us a rich testimony on a committed non-governmental organization

Quote article  Valérie Lombard, « Working for human rights after HEC - by Valérie Lombard », 04 march 2014, Alternative Management Observatory (AMO), [Proceedings]

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