Martha Sumrall Boshnick has been the co-chair of the Darfur Interfaith Network, along with another Sudan Sunrise board member, Richard Young, since 2009. They are responsible for rallies and vigils held in the DC area to raise awareness of the continued plight of the innocent people of Sudan and South Sudan. Her passion is helping and working with refugees and raising awareness of the atrocities that continue in Sudan, South Sudan and other parts of Africa. She feels that reconciliation is one of the most important tools that can be used to stop the violence in these regions.
She and her husband, Bill, are board members of the Next Generation group at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum working to make sure the lessons of the Jewish Holocaust are never forgotten. She has worked as a human resources professional in the DC area for the past 20 years. She lives with her family in the DC area.