|BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Board Co-Chair: Pooja O’Hanlon, MS (International Marketing and Management), Philanthropy Executive
Program Director, Thomas & Jeanne Elmezzi Private Foundation; former Philanthropic Advisor, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors.
Board Co-Chair: Holly Sidford, Non-Profit Consultant
President, Helicon Collaborative; founding President, Leveraging Investments in Creativity (LINC); former Program Director, Lila Wallace-Reader’s Digest Fund; former interim Program Director, Ford Foundation and Howard Gilman Foundation; former Executive Director, New England Foundation for the Arts, former Vice Chairman of the Board, Grantmakers in the Arts; former board member, Brooklyn Heights Montessori School.
Shafrarisi Bonner, High School Student (participant)
Sophomore at St. Joseph High School in Bedford-Stuyvesant in Brooklyn; participant, SNLP’s 2014 Summer Institute; panelist, Summer Institute “Leadership Lab.”
Izabelle Denizé, Program Associate (Alumna)
Program Associate, Newark Trust for Education; Program Coordinator, iMentor; Public Policy Intern, United Way Worldwide; Assistant/Co-Facilitator, Sadie Nash Leadership Project; Nina Baker Feinberg Fellow, Sadie Nash Leadership Project.
Elaine Golin, JD, Attorney
Litigation Partner, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz; James Kent Scholar, Columbia Journal of Gender and Law-and Columbia Law Review Articles Editor at Columbia University School of Law; volunteer with AIDS service and women's organizations.
Stephanie Gromek, MBA, Philanthropic Advisor
Partner & Head of Portfolio and Wealth Advisory at BBR Partner; Investment Analyst, Perry Capital; Special Gifts Chair to 15th and 20th college reunions at Wellesley College.
Lauren Ezrol Klein, J.D., Corporate Attorney
Senior Vice President & Deputy General Counsel, Time Inc.; member of Cornell University Council; served on New York Women’s Foundation: Committee for the Future from 2004 -2006 and Allocations Committee 2005-2006.
Tynesha McHarris, Activist/Nonprofit Consultant
Former Program Director, Newark Trust; Former Newark Program Director, SNLP; Co-Founder of Bethany Freedom School & Newark Service Fellowship for formerly incarcerated young people; board member of Chad Schools Foundation, Art & Abolition. Executive Leadership Fellow, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Abigail Young Moses, JD, Attorney
Founding partner of a boutique women’s law practice in NYC, Ewenstein & Young, focused on transactional work for nonprofits and media organizations; formerly Senior Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs of Oxygen Media.
Rachael Morgan Peters, MPH, LMSW
New York City Executive Director, Peer Health Exchange; Former POWER Program Coordinator, SUNY Downstate Medical Center; former Adjunct Lecturer of Health Communication, Brooklyn College; Former Project SAFE Director, Project Reach Youth; Former We Are All Brooklyn (WAAB) fellow.
Amy Richards, Writer/Activist
Co-Founder, Third Wave Foundation; Co-author, Manifesta and Grassroots: A Field Guide to Feminist Activism; author of Opting In: The Case for Motherhood and Feminism; Contributing Editor for Ms; advice columnist “Ask Amy” for Feminist.com, President and Founder, Soapbox Inc., a feminist speakers bureau.
Brita Steffelin, MBA, Finance
Former Managing Director, BlackRock, portfolio manager on the Global Bond Portfolio Team; formerly of BNP Paribas, global fixed income sales.
Lisa Yancey, J.D., Organizational Consultant
President of Yancey Consulting, LLC; official technical consultant for the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone in NYC since 2005; current member of the New York State Bar Association; board member of Fractured Atlas and MAPP International Productions.
Eve Yohalem, MBA, Children’s Book Writer
Author of middle grade novel ESCAPE UNDER THE FOREVER SKY and GRANDPA HATES THE BIRD, a series for younger readers; member of Visiting Music Committee of The Morgan Library.