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.

Sonya Alvarez

Sonya Alvarez She/Her Associate Director of Individual Giving

Richmond, VA, U.S.
Daniel Andre

Daniel Andre He/Him Senior Accountant

New York, NY, U.S.
Mariam Armisen

Mariam Armisen West Africa

Nicole Asbury

Nicole Asbury She/Her Senior Donor Systems and Database Manager

New York, NY, U.S.
Ruth Baldacchino

Ruth Baldacchino They/Them Associate Director of Programs, Intersex Fund

Siġġiewi, Malta
Eboné Bishop

Eboné Bishop She/Her Co-Chair

Douglas Black

Douglas Black He/Him Vice President of Finance

New York, NY, U.S.
Hua Boonyapisomparn

Hua Boonyapisomparn She/Her Project Manager, Intersex and Trans Movement Building Project

Bangkok, Thailand
Tony Briffa

Tony Briffa

Oceania / Pacific
Ymania Brown

Ymania Brown Pacific

Bria Brown

Bria Brown

North America
Jack Byrne

Jack Byrne Pacific

Joy Chia

Joy Chia She/Her Executive Director

New York, NY, U.S.
Hiker Chiu

Hiker Chiu

Jean Chong

Jean Chong Asia

Ana Conner

Ana Conner They/She

Lariza Fonseca

Lariza Fonseca She/Her Program Officer for Latin America and the Caribbean

Mexico City, Mexico
Kerry-Jo Ford Lyn

Kerry-Jo Ford Lyn She/Her Deputy Executive Director

Kingston, Jamaica
Rebecca Fox

Rebecca Fox She/Her Vice President of Programs

New York, NY, U.S.
Susana Fried

Susana Fried She/Her

Mariam Gagoshashvili

Mariam Gagoshashvili She/Her Associate Director of Programs, International Fund

New York, NY, U.S.
Ekaterine Gejadze

Ekaterine Gejadze South Caucasus

Dan Christian Ghattas

Dan Christian Ghattas

Senior Advisor
Bookda Gheisar

Bookda Gheisar She/Her Co-Chair

Maria Mercedes Gómez

Maria Mercedes Gómez Latin America

Cata Gomez

Cata Gomez Latin America

Natia Gvianishvili

Natia Gvianishvili Europe, Central Asia

Naa Hammond

Naa Hammond She/Her

Raviva Hanser

Raviva Hanser She/Her Strategic Communications Program Manager

New York, NY, U.S.
Amanda Harnisher

Amanda Harnisher She/Her Human Resources Assistant

New York, NY, U.S.
Christy Harris

Christy Harris She/Her Senior Accountant

New York, NY, U.S.
Paul Hendry

Paul Hendry He/Him Treasurer

Iimay Ho

Iimay Ho They/Them

Hanna Israel

Hanna Israel She/Her Development Officer, Institutional Partnerships

New York, NY, U.S.
Senda Ben Jebara

Senda Jebara She/Her Program Officer for Europe, Central Asia, and Middle East/Southwest Asia

Montreal, Canada
Britt Jenkins

Britt Jenkins She/Her Senior Manager, Global Human Rights Initiative

New York, NY, U.S.
Natasha Jiménez

Natasha Jiménez

Latin America
Michelle Johnson

Michelle Johnson She/Her Assistant Controller

East Hartford, CT
Simone Jones

Simone Jones She/Her Program Associate, Global Human Rights Initiative

New York, NY, U.S.
Cleo Kambugu

Cleo Kambugu East Africa

Mikail Khan

Mikail Khan They/Them Communications Officer

New York, NY, U.S.
Anna Kirey

Anna Kirey Europe, Central Asia

Sanjar Kurmanov

Sanjar Kurmanov Europe, Central Asia

Ilana Landsberg-Lewis

Ilana Landsberg-Lewis She/Her

Yeleen Lee

Yeleen Lee She/Her Program Associate, U.S. Fund

New York, NY, U.S.
Johnnay Leenay

Johnnay Leenay She/Her Development Associate, Partnerships

New York, NY, U.S.
Shambhavi Madhan

Shambhavi Madhan India/South Asia

Raven Maldonado

Raven Maldonado She/Her Director of People and Culture

New York, NY, U.S.
Deidra McBean

Deidra McBean She/Her Associate Director of Grants Management & Compliance

New York, NY, U.S.
Elisabeth McCarren

Elisabeth McCarren She/Her Administrative Assistant

New York, NY, U.S.
Neish McLean

Neish McLean Caribbean

Kayla McMillen

Kayla McMillen She/They Administrative Assistant

New York, NY, U.S.
Geetanjali Misra

Geetanjali Misra She/Her

Kim Mukasa

Kim Mukasa East Africa

Fadzai Muparutsa

Fadzai Muparutsa Southern Africa

Biola Odunewu

Biola Odunewu She/Her Executive Administrative Manager

New York, NY, U.S.
Lame Olebile

Lame Olebile She/They/Lame Senior Program Officer, Africa & Asia

Gaborone, Botswana
Nevin Öztop

Nevin Öztop Middle East, Europe, Caucasus

Chantal Partamian

Chantal Partamian Middle East

Luan Pertl

Luan Pertl

Loé Petit

Loé Petit They/Them Intersex Fund Program Associate

Lisbon, Portugal
Allie Phillips-Shinn

Allie Phillips-Shinn She/Her Program Officer, Southern Anchors Fund

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, U.S.
Sopio (Poppy) Pruidze

Sopio (Poppy) Pruidze They/Them Grants Management Associate

New York, NY, U.S.
Alison Riley

Alison Riley She/Her

Zakiya Robinson

Zakiya Robinson They/She Program Officer, U.S. Fund

New York, NY, U.S.
Sakinaa Rock

Sakinaa Rock They/Them Program Associate, Southern Anchors Fund

Philadelphia, PA, U.S.
Kevin Romero

Kevin Romero He/Him Development Associate, Operations

New York, NY, U.S.
Tshegofatso Joshua Sehoole

Joshua Sehoole Southern Africa

Ghadir Shafee

Ghadir Shafee Middle East, North Africa

Winnie Shen

Winnie Shen She/Her Program Associate, International Fund

New York, NY, U.S.
Rocki Simões

Rocki Simões Any Pronouns

Mihika Srivastava

Mihika Srivastava She/Her Communications Program Officer

New York, NY, U.S.
Syinat Sultanalieva

Syinat Sultanalieva Central Asia

Celia Turner

Celia Turner They/She Acting Director of Philanthropic Partnerships

New York, NY, U.S.
Alicia Wallace

Alicia Wallace Caribbean

Robin Wilby

Robin Wilby They/Them Communications Storybank Video Editor

New York, NY, U.S.
Simone Williams

Simone Williams She/Her Human Resources Manager

New York, NY, U.S.
Joe Wong

Joe Wong Asia

Zeina Zaatari

Zeina Zaatari Middle East

Yahia Zaidi

Yahia Zaidi Middle East

Katherine Acey

Katherine Acey She/Her Executive Director Emerita

New York, NY, U.S.