Director of Prevention and Response Initiatives, Human Rights
Morgan Moeller is the Director of Prevention and Response Initiatives for Vital Voices’ Human Rights team. In this role, Morgan leads several projects that are a part of the Voices Against Violence Initiative, which aims to ensure that victims and survivors of gender-based violence (GBV) and harmful traditional practices around the world have better access to services, protection and the justice they deserve. Morgan’s portfolio includes overseeing VAV’s urgent financial assistance program for survivors of extreme GBV, collaborating with leaders to address female genital mutilation/cutting in West Africa and managing a fellowship program for GBV leaders in the Balkans.
Prior to joining Vital Voices, Morgan worked for nine years in leadership roles overseeing GBV response and prevention programs in the United States at both the state and local levels. In her last role, Morgan directed an award-winning rape crisis program in Northeast Florida that served three counties and more than 1 million people. She also served on the Florida Council Against Sexual Violence Board of Directors with which she worked to influence policy at the state level in favor of best practices for survivor services and perpetrator accountability. In 2015, Morgan was awarded the Distinguished Victim Services Award by Florida’s Office of the Attorney General for her extensive advocacy to affect system change in Northeast Florida. Morgan obtained her B.S. at the University of Florida.
What are five things that people could ask you about?
Gender-based violence, roadside attractions in “old” Florida, fur babies (of all varieties), sangria, comfort food (especially mac-n-cheese and biscuits)