Grace Farley is focused on engaging global private and public partners with dynamic issues at the intersection of global security and human rights. Professionally this has led to her engagement as an advocate and representative across numerous local and international organizations and missions. Her work with global markets and human rights has led her to serve in delegations that recognize trailblazers in both the private and public sector. She has advocated for innovative yet ethical private practices at the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland as well as forums hosted by the United Nations Secretariat in New York to include the United Nations Economic and Social Council and the President of the General Assembly.
Familiar with international communication needs and global trends, Farley has led teams of multiple nationalities and has served as the client-facing global communications liaison with projects partnered with the United Nations. Leveraging creative mediums to include technology, multimedia and fashion, she has formed multi-industry partnerships to advance specific United Nations development goals. This included developing and scaling digital driven growth and collaborative programs that were inclusive towards new demographics. Her unconventional collaborations led to her recognition as a NextGen leader by the United Nations and leadership within the private sector.
With an internationally focused body of work, Farley has helped nonprofits leverage digital strategies for social impact and guided diverse management in the development of their communications. Developing awareness of ongoing human rights violations of marginalized communities, Farley has previously collaborated with the American Civil Liberties Union to reduce the racial oppression of incarcerated youth. Prior to joining the United Nations Secretary General Campaign UNiTE to End Violence Against Women in Somalia, Farley had served as a regional representative to address current domestic human trafficking cases within the United States. To continue her efforts and advocacy with human rights, Farley has founded a United Nations affiliated nonprofit focused in reducing the sexual exploitation of women and children through the implementation of sustainable micro-social enterprises owned and tailored to marginalized communities globally. Additionally, she currently serves at the Stanford Cancer Institute and aids their teams in the advancement patient care outside of clinical services.