The Astraea team comes from diverse backgrounds and possesses a wealth of experience and knowledge. We are scholars, grassroots activists, and artists. However, we have one thing in common: we are passionate about human rights.

Mariam Armisen

Mariam Armisen West Africa

Nicole Asbury

Nicole Asbury Senior Donor Systems and Database Manager

New York, New York
Kerry Ashforth

Kerry Ashforth Interim Director of Strategic Initiatives

New York, New York
Ruth Baldacchino

Ruth Baldacchino Senior Program Officer, Intersex Fund

Sumit Baudh

Sumit Baudh India

Eboné Bishop

Eboné Bishop Co-Chair

Douglas Black

Douglas Black Chief Financial Officer

New York, NY
Hua Boonyapisomparn

Hua Boonyapisomparn Project Manager, Intersex and Trans Movement Building Project

New York, New York
Tony Briffa

Tony Briffa

Oceania / Pacific
Ymania Brown

Ymania Brown Pacific

Bria Brown

Bria Brown

North America
Jack Byrne

Jack Byrne Pacific

Namita Chad

Namita Chad Associate Director of Programs

New York, New York
Miabi Chatterji

Miabi Chatterji Senior Grants Manager

New York, New York
Hiker Chiu

Hiker Chiu

Jean Chong

Jean Chong Asia

Anisha Chugh

Anisha Chugh South Asia

Ana Conner

Ana Conner

Eugénie FitzGerald

Eugénie FitzGerald Board Treasurer

Kerry-Jo Ford Lyn

Kerry-Jo Ford Lyn Director, Global Human Rights Initiative (GHRI)

Kingston, Jamaica
Mariam Gagoshashvili

Mariam Gagoshashvili Senior Program Officer

New York, New York
Ekaterine Gejadze

Ekaterine Gejadze South Caucasus

Bridget de Gersigny

Bridget de Gersigny Director of Communications

London, England
Dan Christian Ghattas

Dan Christian Ghattas

Senior Advisor
Bookda Gheisar

Bookda Gheisar Board Secretary

Maria Mercedes Gómez

Maria Mercedes Gómez Latin America

Cata Gomez

Cata Gomez Latin America

Sarah Gunther

Sarah Gunther Senior Director of Philanthropic Partnerships

Ithaca, New York
Natia Gvianishvili

Natia Gvianishvili Europe, Central Asia

Raviva Hanser

Raviva Hanser Strategic Communications Program Manager

New York, New York
Christy Harris

Christy Harris Senior Accountant

New York, New York
Iimay Ho

Iimay Ho Co-Chair

Hanna Israel

Hanna Israel Development Officer, Institutional Partnerships

New York, NY
Britt Jenkins

Britt Jenkins Senior Manager, Global Human Rights Initiative

New York, NY
Natasha Jiménez

Natasha Jiménez

Latin America
Shaena Johnson

Shaena Johnson LGBTQ Racial Justice Fund Program Officer

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Kim Kaletsky

Kim Kaletsky Senior Communications Manager

New York, New York
Cleo Kambugu

Cleo Kambugu East Africa

Anna Kirey

Anna Kirey Europe, Central Asia

Kyli Kleven

Kyli Kleven Grants Management Associate

New York, NY
Sophie Kreitzberg

Sophie Kreitzberg Program Associate, Global Human Rights Initiative

New York, NY
Sanjar Kurmanov

Sanjar Kurmanov Europe, Central Asia

Irvin Lozano

Irvin Lozano Junior Accountant

New York, NY
Shambhavi Madhan

Shambhavi Madhan India/South Asia

Neish McLean

Neish McLean Caribbean

Joy Michael

Joy Michael Controller

New York, New York
Kim Mukasa

Kim Mukasa East Africa

Fadzai Muparutsa

Fadzai Muparutsa Southern Africa

Sandy Nathan

Sandy Nathan Interim Executive Director

New York, NY
Brenda Salas Neves

Brenda Salas Neves Senior Program Officer

New York, New York
Biola Odunewu

Biola Odunewu Executive Assistant

New York, NY
Courtney Okeke

Courtney Okeke Program Officer

New York, New York
Lame Olebile

Lame Olebile Program Officer - Africa and Asia

Nevin Öztop

Nevin Öztop Middle East, Europe, Caucasus

Chantal Partamian

Chantal Partamian Middle East

Luan Pertl

Luan Pertl

Loé Petit

Loé Petit Intersex Fund Program Associate

Lisbon, Portugal
Farhat Rahman

Farhat Rahman Communications Associate

New York, NY
Tshegofatso Joshua Sehoole

Joshua Sehoole Southern Africa

Ghadir Shafee

Ghadir Shafee Middle East, North Africa

Mihika Srivastava

Mihika Srivastava Communications Program Officer

New York, NY
Syinat Sultanalieva

Syinat Sultanalieva Central Asia

Terez Thorpe

Terez Thorpe Interim Chief Operating Officer

New York, NY
Sally Troncoso

Sally Troncoso Development Officer, Individual Giving

Los Angeles, CA
Celia Turner

Celia Turner Associate Director, Institutional Partnerships

New York, New York
Alicia Wallace

Alicia Wallace Caribbean

Robin Wilby

Robin Wilby Communications Storybank Video Editor

New York, New York
Simone Williams

Simone Williams Human Resources Manager

New York, New York
Joe Wong

Joe Wong Asia

Zeina Zaatari

Zeina Zaatari Middle East

Yahia Zaidi

Yahia Zaidi Middle East

Katherine Acey

Katherine Acey Executive Director Emerita

New York, New York