Astraea Welcomes Interim Executive Director

Published on Dec 9, 2010

We are pleased to announce that Aimée Thorne-Thomsen has joined Astraea as Interim Executive Director. Aimée is a seasoned social justice leader who brings extensive experience running community-based agencies, managing philanthropy programs, and assisting individuals in their charitable objectives. Most recently, Aimée was the Executive Director of Pro-Choice Public Education Project (PEP), a reproductive rights organization focused on developing the leadership of young women, especially young women of color. Her political analysis and vision is in direct alignment with Astraea’s and her experience will provide critical support to our Leadership Team during the transition process as we hire our next Executive Director.

USA- New York

We are delighted that Aimée is assuming this interim role to ensure that Astraea’s direction and momentum continues as a leading advocate for LGBTI people around the world.

If you are in New York on December 14th, join us as to meet Aimée and raise a glass to Katherine at our fun and festive holiday party. RSVP here.

Executive Director Search Underway

Astraea’s search committee, under the leadership of Transition Committee Chair and Board Member, Surina Khan, continues its work with Gumbs + Partners in Astraea’s Executive Director search. The process is on track and we hope to make an announcement of the hire of a new permanent Executive Director in the early part of the New Year. Thank you to those that have spoken with our search firm and nominated potential candidates. For questions about the search please contact Lauren Gumbs at Gumbs + Partners. You may view the job announcement here.