Jimmie Briggs

Field Manager, Encore Campaign for Children and Youth;
Founder/Executive Director, Man Up Campaign

An award-winning journalist and advocate, Jimmie Briggs was the founding executive director of ManUp Campaign, a non-profit mobilizing and educating youth to address sexual and gender-based violence against women and girls. His book, Innocents Lost: When Child Soldiers Go to War, explored the lives of war-affected children around the world. Jimmie Briggs is an adjunct instructor at the InternationalCenter of Photography in New York and is a recognized expert on violence and trauma.