Center Leadership & Staff

Board of Directors
Meet Our President
Executive 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)

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

Communications

Vivian Siu, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer
Rachel Donner, Director, Communications Projects
Carveth Martin, Senior Creative & Designer
Laura Brahm, Senior Content Producer
Natalia Garzon, 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
Casey Turner, Manager, Social Media Communications
Jane Mangwana, Communications Coordinator for Africa
Avinashi Paudel, Communications Coordinator for Asia
Carolina Escobar, Communications Associate
Katari Sporrong, Graphic Designer
Danielle Owen, Communications Assistant

Development

Anne Matsui, Chief Development Officer
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
Jessica McCabe, Individual Giving Associate
Hannah Hurmence, Senior Development Assistant
Lesley Kraft, Development Operations Assistant

Finance & Administration

Kevin Gorman, Senior Director, Finance & Planning
Mila Stolyar, Senior Director, Accounting & Compliance
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
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, 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
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
Amy Friedrich-Karnik, Senior Federal Policy Adviser
Aram Schvey, Senior Policy Counsel and Manager of Special Projects
Amanda Allen, Senior State Policy & Advocacy Counsel
Susan Inman, Senior Federal Policy Counsel
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
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
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

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
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
Lauren Himiak, Storytelling Manager, Judicial Strategy
Hillary Schneller, Staff Attorney
Rabia Muqaddam, Staff Attorney
Jessica Sklarsky, Staff Attorney
Joel Dodge, Staff Attorney, Judicial Strategy
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
Doménica Merino, Legal Assistant
Jasmine Peña, Legal Assistant