Theresa Haas

Director of Transnational Strategies (WSR Network)


Theresa Haas is the Director of Transnational Strategies for the Worker-Driven Social Responsibility (WSR) Network, which is anchored by Partners for Dignity & Rights. The WSR Network seeks to promote and expand the Worker-driven Social Responsibility model, which represents an effective paradigm for protecting human rights in global supply chains. Previously, Theresa served as the Director of Communications for the Worker Rights Consortium (WRC), an independent labor rights monitoring organization which works to protect and defend the rights of workers who make clothing and other products. While at the WRC, she helped to develop and launch the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh, a legally-binding agreement between workers and apparel brands to make factories safe. In 2016, Theresa ran the Houston office for the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign, overseeing voter outreach and education for 29 counties in East Texas. She is a graduate of the Schreyer Honors College at Penn State University.

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