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.

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
Leah Beck

Leah Beck They/Them Executive Assistant

New York, NY, U.S.
Eboné Bishop

Eboné Bishop She/Her Co-Chair

U.S.
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

Asia
Jean Chong

Jean Chong Asia

Ana Conner

Ana Conner They/She

U.S.
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

U.S.
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

U.S.
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

U.S.
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.
Paul Hendry

Paul Hendry He/Him Treasurer

U.S.
Iimay Ho

Iimay Ho They/Them

U.S.
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

Canada
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

India
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

Europe
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

U.S.
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

Rocki Simões

Rocki Simões Any Pronouns

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.