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
Ruth Baldacchino

Ruth Baldacchino Program Officer, Intersex Fund

Malta
Sumit Baudh

Sumit Baudh India

Jennifer Brier

Jennifer Brier

Chicago, Illinois
Ymania Brown

Ymania Brown Pacific

Sangeeta Budhiraja

Sangeeta Budhiraja Director of Institutional Partnerships

Woodstock, New York
Jack Byrne

Jack Byrne Pacific

Mauro Cabral

Mauro Cabral South America

Morgan Carpenter

Morgan Carpenter

Oceania / Pacific
Namita Chad

Namita Chad Senior Program Officer

New York, New York
Miabi Chatterji

Miabi Chatterji Senior Program Officer, LGBTQ Racial Justice Fund

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 Board Chair & Development Committee

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Ryan Li Dahlstrom

Ryan Li Dahlstrom Vice Chair

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Barbara Jean Davis

Barbara Jean Davis Director of Development

New York, New York
Mónica Enríquez-Enríquez

Mónica Enríquez-Enríquez Associate Director of Programs

New York, New York
Eugénie FitzGerald

Eugénie FitzGerald

San Francisco, California
Sarah Fonseca

Sarah Fonseca Communications Officer

New York, NY, USA
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
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 Programs

Ithaca, 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

Washington, DC
Natasha Jiménez

Natasha Jiménez

Latin America
Kim Kaletsky

Kim Kaletsky Communications Associate

New York, New York
Cleo Kambugu

Cleo Kambugu East Africa

Anna Kirey

Anna Kirey Europe, Central Asia

Zakiya J. Lord

Zakiya J. Lord Regional Development and Engagement Officer

New York, New York
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
Kemal Ördek

Kemal Ördek Europe, Middle East

Azure Osborne-Lee

Azure Osborne-Lee Grants Administrator, International Trans Fund

New York, New York
Nevin Öztop

Nevin Öztop Middle East, Europe, Caucasus

Chantal Partamian

Chantal Partamian Middle East

Nitika Raj

Nitika Raj

New York, New York
Bertha Sánchez

Bertha Sánchez Central America

Tshegofatso Joshua Sehoole

Joshua Sehoole Southern Africa

Ghadir Shafee

Ghadir Shafee Middle East, North Africa

Tashie Sloley

Tashie Sloley Senior Grants Manager

New York, New York
Wendy Stark

Wendy Stark Board Treasurer

New York, New York
Syinat Sultanalieva

Syinat Sultanalieva Central Asia

Mónica Taher

Mónica Taher

Los Angeles, California
Celia Turner

Celia Turner Development Officer, Institutional Giving

New York, New York
Judene Walden

Judene Walden

New York, New York
Sean Saifa Wall

Sean Saifa Wall

North America
Susan Wefald

Susan Wefald

New York, New York
Robin Wilby

Robin Wilby Development Assistant

New York, NY, USA
Simone Williams

Simone Williams Administrative Coordinator and HR Assistant

New York, New York
Joe Wong

Joe Wong Asia

Kaysean Woods

Kaysean Woods Junior Accountant

He Xiaopei

He Xiaopei China

Bin Xu

Bin Xu China

Zeina Zaatari

Zeina Zaatari Middle East

Yahia Zaidi

Yahia Zaidi Middle East

Gitta Zomorodi

Gitta Zomorodi Strategic Communications Project Coordinator, Hearts and Minds

New York, New York
Katherine Acey

Katherine Acey Executive Director Emerita

New York, New York