Masha Katz Baer joined the Innocence Project development team in January 2016 and works as the assistant director of individual giving. Masha works to engage a portfolio of more than 500 mid-level and major donors and to measure and analyze their responses. Prior to joining the Innocence Project, Masha worked for an international human rights organization that deepens the engagement of volunteers and activists in grassroots organization in the Global South. She received her B.A. from the University of Oregon and an M.S. in International Affairs with a focus on human rights and governance from the The New School.