Amy Rao


Amy Rao is the Executive Vice President of The Schmidt Family Foundation and Founder & CEO of Integrated Archive Systems, a company she founded in 1994. Amy’s greatest passion is for the defending and protecting of human rights both domestically and internationally and currently serves on the International board of Human Rights Watch and The Fund for Global Human Rights as well as on the V-Day board with Eve Ensler. Amy also serves on the board of the Schmidt Family Foundation and is chair of the Human Rights Watch Voices for Justice events in San Francisco and the Silicon Valley. Amy serves on the advisory board for the Dalai Lama Fellows, based in The Presidio in San Francisco.