Joie Chowdhury currently serves as Co-Director of the Work with Dignity Program at the National Economic and Social Rights Initiative (NESRI) in New York. Prior to joining NESRI, she has worked at the European Academy Representing Office in Kosovo, Columbia Law School Human Rights Institute, Center for Economic and Social Rights, Consumer Unity and Trust Society International (CUTS) and on a right to health project for the World Health Organization, CUTS, and the Ministry of Health, India. She has been an instructor of international law and human rights at Tufts University and the Center for Talented Youth, John Hopkins University and a guest lecturer on human rights at Hofstra University Law School, Columbia Law School and University of Pennsylvania Law School. She holds a Bachelor of Laws degree (B.A.LL.B Hons.) from India, a MA in Law and Diplomacy (International Affairs) from the Fletcher School, Tufts University and a Master of Laws degree (LL.M.) from Columbia Law School.