Rebecca Tobias

Rebecca Tobias is a Global Council trustee of the United Religions Initiative and program director of the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Ethics, designing and facilitating interfaith and intercultural programs promoting a culture of peace. Her degrees come from the University of London and Florida International University, and she has attended the Elijah Interfaith Institute in Jerusalem. Rebecca has coordinated capacity-building projects with civic, faith, and social justice advocacy organizations locally, nationally and internationally. As a fellow with the United Nations Office of High Commissioner for Human Rights for the Working Groups for Indigenous Populations, Rebecca assisted in drafting resolutions and served as a UN delegate to the Tripartite Forum on Interfaith Cooperation for Peace. She is particularly active in peacebuilding activities in the Middle East and among indigenous communities, and lectures widely on ethics and intercultural cooperation.