Carroll Bogert, Deputy Executive Director, External Relations, has worked at Human Rights Watch since 1998. She oversees the organization's external relations and works with the executive director on advocacy and fundraising. Bogert previously served as Human Rights Watch's communications director, publicizing the organization's work and drawing attention to human rights issues in more than 90 countries worldwide. Before joining Human Rights Watch, she spent more than a decade in international news reporting for Newsweek magazine, beginning as a stringer in China, then moving to the Southeast Asia bureau as correspondent, becoming bureau chief in Moscow, and finally working as an editor and international correspondent in the magazine's New York office. Bogert holds a master's degree in East Asian Studies and a bachelor's magna cum laude from Harvard University. She speaks Russian, French, and Mandarin.