Betsy Apple is the advocacy director for the Open Society Justice Initiative and adjunct professor of international and public affairs at Colubia University. Previously, she joined EarthRights International (ERI) in 1997 and founded its Women's Rights Project.

She is author of reports and articles about abuses in Burma, corporate accountability, and violence against women. At ERI she conducts fact-finding missions, research, and advocacy, and litigation focused on earth rights violations globally. Most recently, she is working on treating persistent organic pollutants as a women's human rights issue.

Last Updated: June 13, 2017