Brian Rusch is the Executive Director of the Human Thread Foundation. Brian is a passionate advocate for human rights for all, and works tirelessly to inspire people, especially young people to become change makers for peace. His work has focused on developing educational youth programs that focus on reshaping conversations about peace, equality, and forgiveness.
Brian previously was the Executive Director for the Desmond Tutu Peace Foundation, and the Deputy Executive Director for the Dalai Lama Foundation, where he specialized in developing and managing projects and curricula to guide young people on their own exploration of ethics and peace. Throughout everything he does, Brian is guided by the South African philosophy of Ubuntu or “We are all connected. What affects one of us affects us all.”