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Kay Schaffer

Position: Senior Executive Associate
Kay Schaffer

 Kay Schaffer is responsible for providing administrative support to the executive director of Physicians for Human Rights (PHR). She assists the director in numerous capacities, including scheduling meetings, creating travel itineraries, and tracking financials. Schaffer is also responsible for office maintenance, including assisting visitors, fielding inquires, and completing other administrative tasks.

Prior to joining PHR, Schaffer was the operations and program assistant for Global Justice Center, an international law advocacy non-profit with a gender focus. She provided support to the director of operations, including financial reconciliation, office management, human resources, and various administrative tasks. She previously interned for the International Women’s Health Coalition. She is an active volunteer with the Planned Parenthood of NYC Action Fund Activist Council and the Lower East Side Harm Reduction Center.

Schaffer holds a BA in human rights with a concentration in global public health from Bard College.