Sara L.M. Davis, Ph.D. (also known as Meg) is an anthropologist with expertise on global health finance, human rights, and gender. She is a scholar in residence at New York University Center for Human Rights and Global Justice, and coordinator of thematic short courses on sexual violence in conflicts and emergencies at the Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action (CERAH). In 2017, the Swiss Network of International Studies awarded her work the International Geneva Award.
Meg was the first senior advisor on human rights at the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria. She founded Asia Catalyst, which partners with Asian community-based groups on human rights advocacy and has offices in New York and Bangkok. She is often an invited public speaker, and is comfortable in English, French, and Chinese (Mandarin) and may even remember a few words of Thai and Tai Lüe. She loves to facilitate inclusive and productive meetings. She lives in Geneva, Switzerland.
- Quoted in the Guardian: “UN pledges to end AIDS epidemic but plan barely mentions those at most risk.”
- Interviewed in French for Radio France International: “ONU: Une déclaration trop faible pour enrayer l’épidémie de sida?”
- And in English, by the wonderful China Law and Policy, on the story behind Asia Catalyst: http://chinalawandpolicy.com/2012/06/27/where-people-still-die-of-aids-china-and-the-importance-of-grassroots-advocacy/
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