John Heffernan is the Director, Speak Truth To Power, a project of the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights. He was the Director of the Genocide Prevention Initiative at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum. Executive Director and Founder of the Coalition for International Justice. Director of humanitarian relief programs for the International Rescue Committee in Sudan and the former Yugoslavia and led human rights investigations to Darfur, Sudan and Afghanistan for Physicians for Human Rights. In Guyana, he was the Chief of Party for the National Democratic Institute.