Pamela Shiffman

Executive Director, NoVo Foundation

Pamela Shifman

A lifelong advocate for girls’ and women’s rights, Pamela Shifman is the Executive Director of the NoVo Foundation, a private grant-making foundation with a focus on ending violence against girls and women, including sex trafficking. Prior to coming to NoVo, Ms. Shifman played a lead role at UNICEF in the development of a groundbreaking United Nations-wide policy to prevent sexual exploitation and abuse by United Nations Peacekeepers and Humanitarian staff.

“If you have come to help me, you are wasting your time. If you have come because your liberation is bound up with mine, then let us work together.”

— Aboriginal activists group, Queensland, 1970s