Alejandra is standing in front of a wooden wall. She is a fair-skin with short brown hair, a big smile, and a yellow blazer.

Alejandra Duque Cifuentes, Executive Director

Alexeya Eyma-Manderson
Ariel Herrera

Ariel Herrera, Research and Advocacy Manager

Brinda Guha

Brinda Guha, Symposium Coordinator

Candace Thompson-Zachery

Candace Thompson-Zachery, Senior Manager of Programming and Justice Initiatives

Caridad Kinsella

Caridad Kinsella, Grantmaking Assistant

Francis Madi Cerrada

Francis Madi Cerrada, Grantmaking Assistant

Izzy Dow

Izzy Dow, Programs Coordinator

Kirsten Reynolds

Kirsten Reynolds, Grantmaking Manager

Kyle Rudnick

Kyle Rudnick, Operations Manager

Madalyn Rupprecht

Madalyn Rupprecht, Communications Assistant

Sarah Cecilia Bukowski

Sarah Cecilia Bukowski, Research and Advocacy Coordinator

Shani Jamila

Shani Jamila, Interim Manager of Programming

Shayna Valianos

Shayna Valianos, Research and Advocacy Intern

Vicki Capote

Vicki Capote, Senior Manager of Development


James H.  Monroe

James H. Monroe, Designer/Strategist Consultant


Jovanka Ciares

Jovanka Ciares, Executive Consultant

Michelle Tabnick

Michelle Tabnick, Public Relations Consultant

Rila Group

Rila Group , Data Analytics Consultant

Rosemary Reyes

Rosemary Reyes, Grant Writing Consultant

Maleni Palacios Delgado

Maleni Palacios Delgado, Operations Consultant

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