Taina Bien-Aime Equality Now
Taina Bien-Aime is the Executive Director of Equality Now, an international human rights organization that works for the protection of the rights of women and girls. Taina holds a Juris Doctor from New York University School of Law and a Licence in Political Science from the University of Geneva and the Graduate School of International Studies, Switzerland. Prior to her appointment as Executive Director in 2001, Ms. Bien-Aimé served as the General Counsel of Equality Now, and has been a board member of the organization since 1993. Taina was Director of Business Affairs/Film Acquisition at Home Box Office from 1996 to 1999. She also practiced international corporate and intellectual property law at Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton, a Wall Street law firm, from 1992 to 1996. She serves on the board of Women Make Movies.