ASTRAEA IS…

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.

J. Bob Alotta

J. Bob Alotta Executive Director

New York, New York
Mariam Armisen

Mariam Armisen West Africa

Urooj Arshad

Urooj Arshad

Washington, DC
Nicole Asbury

Nicole Asbury Donor Systems and Database Manager

New York, New York
Ruth Baldacchino

Ruth Baldacchino Program Officer, Intersex Fund

Malta
Sumit Baudh

Sumit Baudh India

Jennifer Brier

Jennifer Brier Board Secretary

Chicago, Illinois
Ymania Brown

Ymania Brown Pacific

Jack Byrne

Jack Byrne Pacific

Mauro Cabral

Mauro Cabral South America

Morgan Carpenter

Morgan Carpenter

Oceania / 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

Asia
Jean Chong

Jean Chong Asia

Anisha Chugh

Anisha Chugh South Asia

Amanda Collins

Amanda Collins Executive Assistant

New York, New York
William Cordery

William Cordery

Seattle, Washington
Maria De La Cruz

Maria De La Cruz

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Ryan Li Dahlstrom

Ryan Li Dahlstrom Co-Chair

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Barbara Jean Davis

Barbara Jean Davis Director of Development

New York, New York
Eugénie FitzGerald

Eugénie FitzGerald Board Treasurer

San Francisco, California
Kerry-Jo Ford Lyn

Kerry-Jo Ford Lyn Director, LGBT Global Development Partnership

Kingston, Jamaica
Mariam Gagoshashvili

Mariam Gagoshashvili Senior Program Officer

New York, New York
Kristin Gardner

Kristin Gardner Associate Director of Major Gifts

New York, New York
Ekaterine Gejadze

Ekaterine Gejadze South Caucasus

Bridget de Gersigny

Bridget de Gersigny Director of Communications

London, England
Bookda Gheisar

Bookda Gheisar

Seattle, Washington
Maria Mercedes Gómez

Maria Mercedes Gómez Latin America

Sarah Gunther

Sarah Gunther Director of Philanthropic Partnerships

Ithaca, New York
Raviva Hanser

Raviva Hanser Strategic Communications Program Manager

New York, New York
Christy Harris

Christy Harris Senior Accountant

New York, New York
Matthew Hart

Matthew Hart Director, Global Philanthropy Project

Paris, France
Iimay Ho

Iimay Ho Co-Chair

Washington, DC
Natasha Jiménez

Natasha Jiménez

Latin America
Shaena Johnson

Shaena Johnson LGBTQ Racial Justice Fund Program Officer

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Kim Kaletsky

Kim Kaletsky Communications Manager

New York, New York
Cleo Kambugu

Cleo Kambugu East Africa

Anna Kirey

Anna Kirey Europe, Central Asia

Jay-René Kouassiaman

Jay-René Kouassiaman Program Associate, ITF

New York, New York
Zakiya Lord

Zakiya Lord Regional Development and Engagement Officer

New York, New York
Irvin Lozano

Irvin Lozano Junior Accountant

New York, NY
Shambhavi Madhan

Shambhavi Madhan India/South Asia

Kim Mukasa

Kim Makusa East Africa

Joy Michael

Joy Michael Controller

New York, New York
Fadzai Muparutsa

Fadzai Muparutsa Southern Africa

Susan Neiman

Susan Neiman Chief Financial Officer

New York, New York
Ezra Berkley Nepon

Ezra Berkley Nepon Program Officer, Global Philanthropy Project

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Brenda Salas Neves

Brenda Salas Neves Program Officer

New York, New York
Tatenda Ngwaru

Tatenda Ngwaru Grants Management Associate

New York, NY
Courtney Okeke

Courtney Okeke Program Associate

New York, New York
Lame Olebile

Lame Olebile Program Officer - Africa and Asia

Botswana
Kemal Ördek

Kemal Ördek Europe, Middle East

Nevin Öztop

Nevin Öztop Middle East, Europe, Caucasus

Cara Page

Cara Page Director of Programs

New York, NY
Chantal Partamian

Chantal Partamian Middle East

Bertha Sánchez

Bertha Sánchez Central America

Tshegofatso Joshua Sehoole

Joshua Sehoole Southern Africa

Ghadir Shafee

Ghadir Shafee Middle East, North Africa

Mihika Srivastava

Mihika Srivastava Communications Program Associate

New York, NY
Syinat Sultanalieva

Syinat Sultanalieva Central Asia

Sally Troncoso

Sally Troncoso Development Officer, Special Events

New York, New York
Celia Turner

Celia Turner Senior Development Officer, Institutional Giving

New York, New York
Judene Walden

Judene Walden

New York, New York
Sean Saifa Wall

Sean Saifa Wall

North America
Simone Williams

Simone Williams Office Manager and HR Coordinator

New York, New York
Joe Wong

Joe Wong Asia

He Xiaopei

He Xiaopei China

Bin Xu

Bin Xu China

Zeina Zaatari

Zeina Zaatari Middle East

Yahia Zaidi

Yahia Zaidi Middle East

Katherine Acey

Katherine Acey Executive Director Emerita

New York, New York