Center Leadership & Staff

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

 

Honorary Trustees

Rebecca J. Cook
Bertie Bialek Elliott
Maisie K. Houghton
Betsy K. Karel
Marcie J. Musser
Dr. Nafis Sadik
Roberta Schneiderman
Julie Taymor
Marshall Weinberg

Founding Board Members

Janet Benshoof, Founder & President Emerita
Francis Hatch, (deceased)
Kathryn Kolbert
Sylvia A. Law
Julia Scott
Dr. Sheldon Segal, (deceased)

Management Team

Nancy Northup, President & CEO
Lourdes Rivera, Senior Vice President, U.S. Programs
Anne Matsui, Interim Chief of External Relations
Erin Davies, Vice President, Global Administration & Office Operations
Julie Rikelman, Senior Director, Litigation
Lilian Sepúlveda, Vice President, Global Legal Program

Center Staff

Office of the President

Robin Willig, Chief of Staff
Elise Coletta, Executive Assistant

Communications

Kate Bernyk, Senior Director of Communications
Carveth Martin, Senior Creative & Designer
Laura Brahm, Senior Content Producer
Natalia Garzon, Senior Press Officer
Jennifer R. Miller, Senior Press Officer
Jeanne McCabe, Senior Digital Producer & Project Manager
Gavin Broady, Press Officer for U.S. Judicial Strategy
Erin Greenberg, Manager of Global Digital Strategies
Jane Mangwana, Communications Coordinator, Africa
Katari Sporrong, Graphic Designer

Development

Anne Matsui, Interim Chief of External Relations
Jill Aragones, Senior Director, Development
Ileana Futter, Senior Director, Major Gifts
Silvina Weihmüller, Senior Director, Global Development Partnerships
Karlyn Bennehoof, Senior Major Gifts Officer
Emily Regas, Major Gifts Officer
Emil McGloin, Senior Manager of Development Operations
Adrienne Atiles, Manager of Institutional Giving, Global
Yana Domuschieva, Manager of Donor Research & Trends
Ashley McGuire, Special Events Manager
Megan Moore, Director, Foundation Relations
Corina Leu, Senior Associate, Institutional Giving
Mariel Brown, Major Gifts Associate
Kathleen Goff, Development Operations Associate
Jessica McCabe, Individual Giving Associate
Hannah Hurmence, Senior Development Assistant

Finance & Administration

Erin Davies, Vice President, Global Administration & Office Operations
Kevin Gorman, Senior Director, Finance & Planning
Mila Stolyar, Senior Director, Accounting & Compliance
Sherzod Gulamov, Senior Associate, Finance & Planning
Paul Rudy, Senior Manager, IT
Olivier Quessy, Senior Manager, Finance & Planning
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
Narisara Chamsuwan, Payroll Administrator
Luis Castillo, Office Manager
Maggie Bohlander, Finance Analyst
Leon Arline, Accounting Associate
Sherzod Gulamov, Senior Associate, Finance & Planning
Allison Escolastico, Operations Assistant

Global Legal Program

Lilian Sepúlveda, Vice President, Global Legal Program
Johanna B. Fine, Director of Capacity Building
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, Senior Manager, Global Legal Program
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
Charles Abbott, Senior Legal Adviser for Latin America and the Caribbean
Selome Argaw, Legal Adviser for Africa
Marta González, Legal Advisor for Latin America & the Caribbean
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
Moreen Majiwa, 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
Victoria Ojoo, Regional Office Manager for Africa
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
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
Amy Friedrich-Karnik, Senior Federal Policy Adviser
Aram Schvey, Senior Policy Counsel and Manager of Special Projects
Amanda Allen, Senior State Policy & Advocacy Counsel
Agata Pelka, State Legislative Counsel
Pilar Herrero, Human Rights Counsel
Liz Wagner, Federal Policy Counsel
Ashley Gray, State Advocacy Adviser
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, State Legislative Fellow
Hannah Wheelwright, Senior Program and Policy Associate
Vandana Ranjan, Senior Program Associate
Jesalyn Ortiz, State Policy and Advocacy Assistant
Jasmine Santana, Human Rights Assistant

US Programs

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

US Legal Program

Julie Rikelman, Senior Director, Litigation
Erica Smock, Senior Director, Judicial Strategy & Lawyers Network
Janet Crepps, Senior Counsel
Aracely Muñoz, Special Counsel, Lawyers Network
David Brown, Senior Staff Attorney
Autumn Katz, Senior Staff Attorney
Genevieve Scott, Senior Staff Attorney
Zoe Levine, Senior Staff Attorney
Scott Ruskay-Kidd, Senior Staff Attorney, Judicial Strategy
Diana Kasdan, Senior Staff Attorney, Judicial Strategy
Molly Duane, Staff Attorney
Jenny Ma, Staff Attorney
Amy Myrick, Staff Attorney, Judicial Strategy
Hillary Schneller, Staff Attorney
Madeline Gomez, Legal Fellow
Caroline Sacerdote, Legal Fellow
Nicole Tuszynski, Senior Manager, Lawyers Network
Helen Bolton, Senior Program Associate, US Legal Program
Ellie Gardner, Program Associate, Judicial Strategy
Margaret Coons, Program Associate, Lawyers Network
Kimberly Blair, Legal Assistant
Jasmine Peña, Legal Assistant