Grace Lile

Director of Operations

Grace Lile is Director of Operations at the Center for Constitutional Rights, overseeing finance, human resources, IT, facilities, and administration. Prior to joining CCR, Grace was Chief Operating Officer at WITNESS, the global organization at the forefront of innovative and ethical use of video in human rights advocacy. An archivist by training, she also founded the WITNESS Media Archive, the repository for 6000+ hours of video documentation from hundreds of human rights groups and activists worldwide. She co-authored the Activist’s Guide to Archiving Video, an award-winning online resource to support digital video archiving in social justice movements, and teaches in New York University’s graduate Moving Image Archiving and Preservation program. Grace is active in the Palestine solidarity movement, and chairs the board of Jewish Voice for Peace.