December 4, 2011
Federal Official to Lead Amnesty International
New job: Suzanne Nossel, 42, will take over in January as executive director of Amnesty International USA, in New York.
Why she wanted the job: Amnesty’s global reputation as one of the foremost defenders of human rights. Ms. Nossel says this is a particularly exciting moment to join the group: The Arab Spring, Occupy Wall Street, and other events of the past year have “really opened up a sense of possibility about what can be achieved