Michele Demers is the Director of Communications at Humanity United, an independent grantmaking organization committed to building a world where modern-day slavery and mass atrocities are no longer possible. Humanity United supports efforts that empower affected communities and address the root causes of conflict and modern-day slavery to build lasting peace. Humanity United invests in the power of ideas and individuals, bringing together the best in research, policy, and public pressure to activate local and global solutions and alleviate human suffering on a broad scale. Prior to joining Humanity United, Ms. Demers founded and managed Tattersall Consulting, a strategic planning and communications firm in New York serving nonprofits and foundations. In the past, she has held management posts at D?mos and Human Rights Watch. Ms. Demers currently serves on the National Governing Board of Common Cause.