1. Gurdhyan singh, Executive Director
Gurdhyan Singh, is a Legal Justice Professional, founder of the Academy, with over 20 years of experience in the areas of access to justice, capacity building, and good governance. He was a UN human rights official in Rwanda and former Yugoslavia, and legal official with the Trial Chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda. Gurdhyan also worked as a Legal Advisor with the International Commission of Jurists based in Geneva, Switzerland. As an adjunct and visiting faculty, he taught courses on access to justice, human rights, and international criminal justice etc., at Hamline University, University of Minnesota, and Pristina University. He provides overall leadership, leads student research teams, and run educational and capacity building programs for community service, civil society, social service, non-governmental and governmental organizations. Gurdhyan is also part of the UNDP's Experts Roster for Rapid Response (ExpRes) on the Rule of Law and the UNITAR’s Roster of Senior Consultants of the Multilateral Diplomacy Program.
2. Harbir Kaur, Deputy Executive Director (USA)
Harbir is an advocate, trainer and educator on the prevention of family violence and elder abuse with more than 18 years of experience in Minnesota, USA. She has worked with various women's shelters and advocacy organizations. She manages Academy's Elder Abuse training program.
3. Abidah Khan Director of Projects, India
4. Gursimaran Kaur, Research Coordinator, India
5. Michele Horton, Research Coordinator
6. Hannah Bastion, Director of Projects, Global
7. Darwesh Singh, IT Administrator
Darwesh Singh is a graduate of MN Transition Charter Schools and was a reporter with ThreeSixty Journalism at University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN. He was also a resident tech guru at with ThreeSixty Journalism. Darwesh interned at Saint Paul Neighborhood Network News (SPNN), a community based media organization. Currently, he is IT Director with a Minneapolis based non profit.
8. Amolak Singh, Senior Editor
Amolak Singh is a graduate of Nova Classical Academy, University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering, with B.S. in Math, Statistics, and Computer Science. He was a Senior Reporter with ThreeSixty Journalism, at University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN. He interned at Saint Paul Neighborhood Network News (SPNN), a community based media organization. Amolak has received awards from the Minnesota Newspapers Association in 2013 and 2014 for his articles. Currently, Amolak is a Data Scientist, with Optumhealth group of Companies, in Minnetonka.