Center Leadership & Staff

Board of Directors
Meet Our President
Executive Team
Center Staff
ILAC Members

Executive Team

Nancy Northup, President & CEO
Michelle Dees, Chief Strategy and Operations Officer
Anne Matsui, Chief Development Officer
Lourdes Rivera, Senior Vice President, U.S. Programs
Lilian Sepúlveda, Vice President, Global Legal Program
Vivian Siu, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer
Robin Willig, Chief of Staff

Center Staff

Office of the President

Robin Willig, Chief of Staff
Michelle Dees, Chief Strategy and Operations Officer
June Tsang, Manager, Special Projects
Elise Coletta, Executive Assistant
Marielle Carter, Administrative Assistant


Vivian Siu, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer
Geraldine Henrich-Koenis, Director, Media Relations
Carveth Martin, Senior Creative & Designer
Jeanne McCabe, Senior Digital Producer & Project Manager
Gavin Broady, Senior Writer
Veronika Cernadas, Global Press Officer
Christine Garcia, Manager of US Digital Strategies
Erin Greenberg, Manager of Global Digital Strategies
Casey Turner, Manager, Social Media Communications
Jane Mangwana, Communications Coordinator for Africa
Carolina Escobar, Communications Associate
Katari Sporrong, Graphic Designer
Gabriel Lee, Digital Designer
Danielle Owen, Project Coordinator


Anne Matsui, Chief Development Officer
Jill Aragones, Senior Director, Development
Ileana Futter, Senior Director, Major Gifts
Silvina Weihmüller, Senior Director, Global Development Partnerships
Megan Moore, Director, Foundations and Development Operations
Karlyn Bennehoof, Senior Major Gifts Officer
Elizabeth Coffey, West Coast Senior Major Gifts Officer
Emil McGloin, Senior Manager of Development Operations
Norma Asher, Development Writer
Adrienne Atiles, Manager of Institutional Giving, Global
Yana Domuschieva, Manager of Donor Research & Trends
Jessica McCabe, Manager, Individual Giving
Fatima Saeed, Manager, Global Development Partnerships
Genevieve Oliver, Development Associate for Institutional Giving
Mariel Brown, Major Gifts Associate
Lesley Kraft, Development Operations Assistant

Finance & Administration

Kevin Gorman, Senior Director, Finance & Planning
Laura A. Perozo, Senior Director, Finance & Administration
Ritika Kaushal, Senior Accounting Associate
Paul Rudy, Senior Manager, IT
Wanda Edwards, Senior Manager, Global Compensation & Benefits
Philip Briggs, Senior Manager, Global Office Operations
Daina Thomas, Senior Accounting Manager, US
Dora Falberg, Accounting Manager, International
Tim Dedman, IT Operations Manager
Eliana Isufi, Staff Accountant
Luis Castillo, Office Manager
Maggie Bohlander, Finance Analyst
Neema Mbonela, Director, Talent & Organizational Development
Sherzod Gulamov, Senior Associate, Finance & Planning
Anna Mowry, Human Resources Associate
Allison Escolastico, Operations Assistant

Global Legal Program

Lilian Sepúlveda, Vice President, Global Legal Program
Rebecca Brown, Director of Global Advocacy
Evelyne Opondo, Senior Regional Director for Africa
Leah Hoctor, Regional Director for Europe
Catalina Martínez Coral, Regional Director for Latin America & the Caribbean
Sonali Regmi, Regional Director for Asia
Alejandra Cardenas, Deputy Director, Global Legal Program
Katherine Mayall, Director of Capacity Building, Global Legal Program
Lucy Minayo, Capacity Building Manager for Africa
Nyasha Chingore, Regional Manager for Africa
Purna Shrestha, Regional Manager for Asia
Payal Shah, Senior Counsel for Asia
Onyema Afulukwe, Senior Counsel for Africa
Martin Onyango, Senior Legal Adviser for Africa
Katrine Thomasen, Senior Legal Adviser for Europe
Selome Argaw, Legal Adviser for Africa
Marta González, Legal Advisor for Latin America & the Caribbean
Prabhakar Shrestha, Legal Advisor for Asia / Field Coordinator
Paola Salwan Daher, Global Advocacy Adviser
Meera Shah, Global Advocacy Adviser
Nina Sun, Global Advocacy Adviser
Elida Caballero Cabrera, Advocacy Adviser for Latin America & the Caribbean
Mirriam Nthenge, Advocacy Adviser for Africa
Mahendra Panta, Senior Finance & Office Manager for Asia
Claudia Moya, Senior Operations & Office Manager for Latin America & the Caribbean
Sebastian Rodríguez Alarcón, Program Manager for Latin America & the Caribbean
Prabina Bajracharya, Capacity Building Manager for Asia
Victoria Ojoo, Regional Office Manager for Africa
Alexandra Reidon, Office Manager for Geneva
Jessica Boulet, Legal Fellow for Europe
Beatrice Odallo, Legal Fellow for Africa
Diana Carolina Moreno, Legal Fellow for Latin America & Caribbean
Juan Felipe Riaño, Program and Office Coordinator for Latin America & the Caribbean
Mary Gaichiri, Program Associate for Africa
Sangya Shrestha, Program Associate for Asia
Emma Stoskopf-Ehrlich, Program Associate, Global Legal Program
Floriane Murphy Borel, Legal Assistant for Europe and Global Advocacy
Yara Calcaño, Legal Assistant for Africa and Latin America & the Caribbean
Martina Nadeau, Legal Assistant for Asia,Capacity Building Initiatives & Institutional Projects

Pro Bono

Marlene Halpern, Director of Pro Bono Services
Lindsay Keating, Senior Program Associate, Pro Bono Services

US Policy and Advocacy Program

Maya Rupert, Senior Director, Policy & Managing Director, D.C. Office
Risa Kaufman, Director of U.S. Human Rights
Susan Inman, Chief Counsel for Federal Policy and Advocacy
Agata Pelka, State Legislative Counsel
Shivana Jorawar, State Legislative Counsel
Pilar Herrero, Human Rights Counsel
Karla Torres, ART Human Rights Policy Counsel
Liz Wagner, Federal Policy Counsel
Ashley Gray, State Advocacy Adviser
Louisa Thanhauser, Manager of State Advocacy Initiatives
Fran Linkin, Senior Manager of Research, US
Breana Lipscomb, US Maternal Health & Human Rights Campaign Manager
Edwith Theogene, Act for Women Campaign Manager
Freya Riedlin, Federal Policy Fellow
Nimra J. Chowdhry, State Legislative Fellow
Alizeh Bhojani, U.S. Human Rights Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART) Policy Fellow
Hannah Wheelwright, Senior Program and Policy Associate
Vandana Ranjan, Senior Program Associate
Darcy McConnell, Administrative & Office Coordinator
Jesalyn Ortiz, State Policy and Advocacy Assistant
Jasmine Santana, Human Rights Assistant
Tottionna Matthews, Federal Policy and Advocacy Assistant

US Programs

Lourdes Rivera, Senior Vice President, U.S. Programs
Seth Weintraub, Program Manager, U.S. Programs

US Legal Program

Julie Rikelman, Senior Director, Litigation
Janet Crepps, Senior Counsel
Aracely Muñoz, Special Counsel, Lawyers Network
Diana Kasdan, Senior Staff Attorney, Judicial Strategy
Autumn Katz, Senior Staff Attorney
Scott Ruskay-Kidd, Senior Staff Attorney, Judicial Strategy
Genevieve Scott, Senior Staff Attorney
Joel Dodge, Staff Attorney, Judicial Strategy
Molly Duane, Staff Attorney
Michelle Katz, Staff Attorney
Jenny Ma, Staff Attorney
Erinn Martin, Staff Attorney, Lawyers Network
Rabia Muqaddam, Staff Attorney
Amy Myrick, Staff Attorney, Judicial Strategy
Hillary Schneller, Staff Attorney
Jessica Sklarsky, Staff Attorney
Madeline Gomez, Legal Fellow
Caroline Sacerdote, Legal Fellow
Christine Parker, Legal Fellow
Hailey Flynn, Legal Fellow
Nicole Tuszynski, Senior Manager, Lawyers Network
Helen Bolton, Senior Program Associate, US Legal Program
Ellie Gardner, Program Associate, Judicial Strategy
Hannah Tennies, Assistant, Lawyers Network
Kimberly Blair, Legal Assistant
Jasmine Peña, Legal Assistant
Cara Scott, Legal Assistant
Doménica Merino, Legal Assistant