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.

Primi Akhtar, High School Student
Senior at Queens Metropolitan High School, member of student government; participant, SNLP’s 2012 Summer Institute; intern at POV documentary films as part of SNLP’s Community Action Placement program; participant in Sadie Nash Film Academy that created create a film addressing the NYPD’s stop & frisk policies and its impact on women; current participant of YA-YA (Youth activist-Youth allies).

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.

Courtney M. Killingsworth, M.Ed, Educator
Director of Programs, Global Kids; former Leadership Coordinator, SNLP; professional modern and Afro-Caribbean dancer; Member, Artists and Youth Educators (AYE) Collective; former Revson Fellow, Columbia University.

Lauren Ezrol Klein, J.D., Corporate Attorney
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.

Abby 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, Public Health Practitioner/Social Worker
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.

Finn Schubert, Health Advocate
Program Coordinator at RHEDI/Reproductive Health Education in Family Medicine; participated in SNLP in 2004 and 2005, was an ELLA Fellow in 2008-2009, and through SNLP interned at Sylvia Rivera Law Project; currently pursuing a Master's of Public Health degree in Epidemiology at Hunter College; serves on the Medical and Alternative Healthcare Working Group for the Philadelphia Trans-Health Conference.

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.

 



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