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Sponsor: iPro Tech. Search tools and methodologies have a variety of capabilities during the eDiscovery phase of the litigation lifecycle. Steven graduated from American University in Washington, D. Outside of work, Steven can be found exploring Brooklyn, relaxing in Prospect Park, and looking for the best nachos in the city. Claude Seide Fulfillment Operations Agent. As a first-generation college student, she's benefited from professional mentorship from the staff at America Needs You and is passionate about supporting classroom equity every day.
Claude is studying at Baruch College and working towards her B. In her spare time, she enjoys learning new coding languages, read, visiting new places and trying new foods.
Amy is responsible for managing relationships with current and potential suppliers, as well as our e-procurement providers. Before joining DonorsChoose. Amy gained first-hand experience in the NYC public school system as a Learning Leaders' volunteer working with students in Kindergarten through 3rd Grade. As a lifelong media enthusiast, Amy continues to love music, movies, magazines and the simple joys of several fully-loaded TiVos. Erica specializes in process management and daydreams in flow charts.
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Erica's fond of tea, online web comics, and learning facts that might one day be the answer to a trivia question. Vashti manages partnerships with companies and foundations, with the goal of giving every student the materials and experiences that they need to be their best selves. Prior to this, she worked on the DonorsChoose. She is a graduate of Hunter College, where she majored in Economics. Vashti is a first-generation college student and a product of the New York City public school and public college system.
She currently volunteers as a mentor coach for first-generation college students with America Needs You and is a fellow in the Princeton Emerging Leaders Fellowship Program for nonprofit leaders. In her free time Vashti loves to sit in the park with a good book, drop into a yoga or meditation class, and purchase handmade goods that she wishes she could make herself! As our Salesforce administrator, Reyna works with team members to build our fundraising pipeline, forecast against our annual goals, and create streamlined internal processes for managing corporate and foundation partnerships.
Reyna received a B. Megan Bradley Partnerships Manager. Megan partners with companies and foundations to support public school teachers, provide the resources students need to succeed, and inspire donors to change the world - one classroom at a time. A year spent launching a hurricane relief charity inspired Megan to pursue nonprofit management full-time, and she is very proud to spend her days helping teachers and students dream big.
Outside of the office, you can most often find Megan puttering around a community garden plot, watching a David Attenborough nature doc, or caring for her three pets two cats and one sourdough starter. Megan is a proud alumna of Northwestern University Go 'Cats! Stephen Burke Digital Marketing Manager. Stephen leads Digital Marketing at DonorsChoose. Alisa helps partnerships come to life by managing projects to develop new features, tools, and processes.
Alisa graduated from the University of Northern Colorado with a B. As a K public school alum, Alisa relishes having a job where she can help give other students access to essential and enrichment opportunities. Maia Craver Associate, Email Marketing. Maia works to attract and retain teachers and donors through email.
While studying psychology, Maia conducted research on child development and the long-term consequences of early life experiences. Her studies sparked an interest in education equity, which is what led her to DonorsChoose. When Maia isn't in the office, she enjoys reading, traveling, and trying new food. She also can be found exercising, catching the latest movie or binge watching Netflix. Ashley manages our media relations, brand partnership campaigns and oversees our Annual Partner Summit.
Ashley was a publicist at a full-service public relations agency and worked on the Investors Team at the World Economic Forum where she coordinated partner participation at international summits. Ashley is passionate about ensuring that all children have equal access to quality education. Outside of the office, she can be found at the yoga studio, spending time with her dogs or exploring a new country. Dorthea Damaskos Manager, Partnership Activation. Her commitment to positive societal change, specifically involving gender and racial inequality and education inequity, drew her to the non-profit sector.
Dorthea holds a B.
Amanda uses research and data analysis to better understand the needs of our customers and to continuously improve their experience. She's passionate about amplifying the customer voice when informing business decisions, and firmly believes there's always room to improve. She enjoys traveling, spending time with her extended family, and eating ice cream year round. Alex is responsible for building and cultivating a strong community of teachers who use our site to successfully bring resources into their classrooms.
This includes connecting teachers to inspire and learn from one another, empowering them to advocate for their needs, and ensuring their projects get funded. In her free time, Alex loves to hike, garden, and spend time with her dog Lucy. In Seller Development at Etsy, Abby managed a team focused on seller engagement, retention and insights, organizing grassroots community efforts both on and offline and developing an email education strategy for existing sellers.
Abby is an avid-yogi, bike rider and dog lover. She's inspired every day by the above and beyond teachers who use DonorsChoose. Shantaa Foster Community Partnerships Manager. Shantaa develops and executes campaigns with corporate and foundation partners, bringing resources to classrooms nationwide. As a proud alumna of the Prep for Prep program and Columbia University, Shantaa is grateful for the opportunity to support teachers and students across the nation.
Sterling works with colleagues across teams to design and implement solutions for our corporate and foundation partnerships. A great day in the office for him means designing new solutions to meet a partner objective, automating a process that will save a colleague time, or launching the next big campaign that will bring funding to classrooms. A proud alumnus of Marquette University where he studied international affairs and economics, Sterling is passionate about the power of leveraging technology to expand the impact of our partners.
In his free time, you can find him experimenting with the latest fitness trend, learning about the next biggest productivity gain, or meticulously curating a music playlist. Hala Hassan Digital Content Associate. Hala manages the Social Media channels at DonorsChoose. Before joining our team in May , Hala took on different consultancy and freelance projects as a Graphic Designer, Strategist, and Illustrator. Over the course of 9 years, her projects have spanned across multiple cities around the world, including New York City, Amsterdam, Paris, Beirut, Oman, Jeddah, and Dubai.
Hala is interested in design activism and how we can develop human-centered designs and innovations with social impact. She enjoys creating illustrations depicting stories of alienation, migration, and gender identity. Ariana supports the CEO by coordinating his schedule, speaking engagements, and business travel. She also manages internal org-wide events like business reviews, and builds relationships with non-profit peer organizations.
An alumna of both NYC public and private schools, Ariana saw first hand the difference that a well-resourced classroom made in her education. Ariana graduated cum laude from Barnard College with a B. Kristina Joye Lyles Partnerships Director. Kristina "Steen" develops and manages corporate and foundation partnerships. Steen previously served on the Operations team, where she helped maintain happy relationships with donors and teachers. Prior to joining the DonorsChoose. Before that she taught Street Law to high school students in the D.
Steen graduated from Spelman College and Georgetown Law and loves all things related to cheerleading, dance, Harlem and coffee. Yangsin is responsible for experimenting with new digital marketing channels and identifying and implementing strategies to drive donor growth. You can find her building ads, emails, or Google AdWords campaigns to connect donors, teachers, and partners to DonorsChoose.
When she isn't diving into data, Yangsin enjoys powerlifting, playing with dogs, and challenging her friends to the latest games. Janelle works with corporations and foundations across the country to build partnerships to support local public schools. She first developed her passion for education when she managed mentoring programs for middle school youth in Los Angeles Unified School District. Prior to DonorsChoose. Janelle graduated from Pomona College with a B. Seba leads our financial planning efforts - helping to roll out new systems, tools, and processes to make sure we can effectively monitor DonorsChoose's financial health and plan for the future.
In his spare time, Seba enjoys cooking food from home and surfing the internet for new music. She previously supported the west coast team as the San Francisco Office Manager. Outside the office, Katherine can usually be found knitting socks or reading outdoors. Orly Michaeli Senior Partnerships Manager. Orly develops and executes partnerships with companies and foundations, supporting teachers and students across the country. She's been passionate about education since she became a counselor for her youth group at age 15, and is proud to be working to increase equity in public schools nationwide.
Prior to working at DonorsChoose. Orly graduated cum laude from Columbia University with a B. Lynn Overmyer Design Manager. Lynn works closely with the marketing, product, and partnerships teams to help launch national campaigns that drive engagement and awareness of our programs. Before joining the team, Lynn was a graphic designer at the Clinton Foundation, and taught high school as a Peace Corps volunteer in the Republic of Vanuatu. If not doodling, Lynn is most likely running along the Hudson River, baking elaborate birthday cakes for her friends, or hosting an impromptu art night.
Chris leads the DonorsChoose. He joined the team in , and in his prior role worked with Charles and the executive team to manage a variety of special projects, including disaster relief, flash funding events, media inquiries, and the BestSchoolDay campaign.
Chris graduated from Ithaca College with a B. Jasmine is responsible for our campaign-based teacher and donor email marketing efforts. In her spare time, Jasmine enjoys going on new adventures, writing poetry, and looking for great places to get pizza. Rianne Roberts Partnerships Manager. Rianne develops and executes corporate and foundation partnerships with the ultimate goal of putting invaluable resources into the hands of teachers and students across the country. Before joining the Partnerships Team at DonorsChoose.
In addition to teaching, Rianne also owned a floral design and event styling business where she designed the aesthetic details for countless weddings. Rianne is thrilled to be at DonorsChoose. Tia Robinson Business Development Associate. Tia assists the Business Development team through researching potential corporate and foundation partnerships and cultivating those partnerships. Tia joined the DonorsChoose. She is passionate about providing classrooms with the necessary resources so that every child may have an equal opportunity to learn. Outside of work, Tia can be found cuddling up with a book, traveling, or obsessing over any cute puppy on the street.
Tia also enjoys baking and watching crime-related shows on Netflix. Ali works with foundations and individual philanthropists interested in supporting students and teachers. She used DonorsChoose. Andie Safon Manager, Donor Relationships. Andie works to build and manage relationships with our most active donors. She and her team strive to create opportunities that will delight donors, show gratitude for their generosity, and deepen their engagement with DonorsChoose.
Prior to joining the team, Andie worked as a behavioral therapist and at an e-book subscription startup called Oyster. Madelene creates processes and tools to support the growth of our corporate and foundation partners. Prior to joining the team, Madelene taught in Spain on a Fulbright after graduating from Bates College, where she earned a B. In her free time, you can find her volunteering at organizations that motivate students to access transformative education. Danielle Spinelli Partnerships Manager. Danielle manages partnerships with companies and foundations to support teachers and students across the country.
Outside the office, Danielle can be found hiking north of San Francisco, reading outdoors, or eating green curry. That experience motivates Ky every day in her work to help more teachers see their dreams come to life. Outside of work, her favorite pastimes include attending art exhibitions and concerts, searching for new music and podcasts, and scrolling catsofinstagram.
Prior to joining the team, she taught history in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where DonorsChoose. Risa Ward Vice President, Partnerships. Risa leads a team that creates high-impact partnerships with companies and foundations. Risa has a B. In , Risa was named to the Mic 50 list, a celebration of the next generation of impactful leaders, cultural influencers, and innovators.
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Christin Washington Community Partnerships Associate. Christin develops and manages campaigns with corporate and foundation partners to bring resources to public school classrooms across the United States. A graduate of both NYC public schools and a private boarding school, Christin experienced firsthand that not all schools are equally well-resourced. Realizing she had a responsibility to close that gap is exactly what drew her to DonorsChoose. She is now excited to help organizations match their interests and passions with the thousands of classroom dreams they want to bring to life.
Christin holds a B. Outside the office, Christin enjoys reading, going on walks around NYC with her new puppy, visiting the Brooklyn Museum, and spending time with her six yes, six! Dan uses data and analytics to ensure that customer support at DonorsChoose. With DonorsChoose. He also served as an AmeriCorps member in Federal Way, WA, tutoring potential first generation college students and instructing English language learning students.
Dan is the son of a public school teacher and he holds a BA in Urban and Community Studies from the University of Connecticut where he lived in a log cabin. Danielle Curtis Customer Support Manager. Danielle manages a team committed to developing and maintaining great relationships with our most active donors. Katie Eliot Education Lead. Katie graduated from Vassar College where she studied history and economics.
She previously worked at the Brooklyn Museum, where she coordinated and led workshops for teachers. When not talking to teachers, you can find Katie hiking the Hudson Valley, spending time in the kitchen, or perusing the local library. Logan Keller Community Engagement Associate.
Logan manages the Gratitude Operations team, whose volunteer workforce processes thousands of student thank-you notes and sends them to donors, facilitating meaningful relationships and magical moments between donors and classrooms. When not at work, he enjoys rushing tickets to Broadway shows, working on his novel, exploring the great outdoors, and telling strangers about his fake nose.
Mia and her teammates ensure that teachers and donors can seamlessly engage with partner initiatives and campaigns on DonorsChoose. She's a proud graduate of NY public schools and holds a B. Outside her amazing job helping teachers bring even more joy to classrooms, Mia loves hiking, finding four leaf clovers, and spoiling her feline friends. Maya heads the Operations team, which efficiently brings classroom ideas to life through a successful and trusted end-to-end experience for teachers and donors.
She lives with her family on a wonderfully Sesame-Street-esque block in Brooklyn. Jennifer oversees engagement and operations strategy for our DonorsChoose. Prior to joining the team, Jen led community engagement efforts for Reading Partners, where she managed strategic partnerships and volunteer recruitment to support San Francisco Bay Area students. She graduated from the University of Washington, with dual degrees in Psychology and Photography.
Sol supports teachers and donors so that they see every project funded results in students enjoying their new classroom resources. Previous to joining the team, Sol had the pleasure of working as a newspaper editor, a substitute teacher, and a tech support specialist. He enjoys PC gaming, reading poetry, and watching YouTube videos of people who dance really well.
Kierran Petersen Customer Support Specialist. Kierran works on the Customer Support team, responding to inquiries from teachers and donors. She's been at the org since , when she joined as an Office Experience Assistant on the People Operations team. When she's not neck deep in Zendesk, she still enjoys making her own podcasts and listening to others, taking very long walks and trying to befriend dogs! Gwendolyn Royer Director, Customer Experience. Gwen leads a team focused on improving the end-to-end customer experience by understanding our customers' needs, identifying areas of opportunity, and executing on those improvements.
She comes from a background in public relations, and holds a degree in Business and Theatre from Muhlenberg College. When she's not at the office, you can find Gwen planning her next travel adventure, finding any excuse to be outside, and spending time with friends and family. Having raised a child in the NYC public school system, Takisha witnessed firsthand how difficult it can be for teachers to provide their students with the materials and experiences they need to be successful in the future.
Hannah Silleck Community Engagement Associate. Hannah works on the Volunteer Operations team to ensure that the thousands of projects posted on DonorsChoose. Her focus is managing the national volunteer workforce that screens project submissions to help teachers translate their classroom dreams into concrete resources. Hannah graduated from Johns Hopkins University in where she studied international economics. Before coming to DonorsChoose.
She is a New York City native and has lived in Brooklyn her whole life. Kristina leads teams focused on providing exceptional customer support to the DonorsChoose. Jeana Takahashi manages efforts to create, monitor, and improve our systems to ensure the DonorsChoose. Her primary responsibilities include mitigating risks across the platform, documenting organizational policies and streamlining operations to serve our growing community of teachers and donors. Daphna Weinstock Program Management Associate.
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Daphna works with her colleagues across DonorsChoose. Daphna is a proud theatre kid with a B. Outside of the office, Daphna can be found at the farmers market, on the dance floor, or on her couch. Daphne works to ensure DonorsChoose. She holds a degree in Secondary English Education from NYU, and has also spent some time teaching students how to think critically about the world around them through reading and writing. Daphne is honored to be part of an organization that aims to make a difference by helping to connect teachers and their classrooms to a growing community of supporters.
For the past few years I've been especially interested in how instructional technologies and digital citizenship affect today's classrooms. In my last role I frequently spoke with teachers about their limited funding options and how many of them used DonorsChoose. I've also seen the impact of DonorsChoose. She has been able to fund books for a reading project and new chairs for her students. As an educator myself, I feel connected to the mission here at DonorsChoose. While I'm not studying or working, I love to explore the Bay Area's amazing hiking and camping spots.
You'll also find me strolling through Golden Gate Park to find a nice spot to read amongst the redwoods. Jharline Calderon IT Specialist. In order to continue learning more about technology she joined NPower where she attained a tech fundamentals training and certification. As the IT Specialist she will incorporate all her education in order to ensure all staff have amazing IT support.
Having been a part of the public-school system herself, she saw how impactful it would be to join DonorsChoose. In her spare time she loves to read, travel to new places and spend time with family. A former intern herself, Aliza is responsible for the Internship and Fellowship programs at DonorsChoose.
Aliza comes to DonorsChoose. Prior to moving to NYC, she worked at Penn Hillel building Jewish community and supporting undergraduate growth and leadership. She is an uncoordinated but enthusiastic zumba-goer, an aspiring plant parent, and is always game for a stroll and a snack. Austin is a graduate of New York University's Gallatin School of Individualized Study where he concentrated in media, public policy, and social impact. He is excited to work at an organization dedicated to improving the educational system in the country.
In his spare time, Austin can be found watching theatre, discussing pop culture, and admiring the dogs of New York City. Mary Holtzhauser Director, People Operations. Mary joined DonorsChoose. Prior to joining this role, she led knowledge management initiatives on the Operations team at DonorsChoose. Tiffany is an assistant on the Office Experience team. She graduated from Dickinson College and holds a B. Eventually, for the sake of the boys, she allowed him to visit, but told him she wanted a divorce. So what has now made her — against the advice of many — change her mind?
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They missed him terribly, particularly Matty. He needs to be with people who love and understand him. And people ask me how I can be sure that he is not gambling. But I am, partly because I can check the bank account, but mostly because he is present — when he was gambling, he was mentally and emotionally absent. Justyn now attends Gamblers Anonymous meetings weekly. He is also campaigning for changes to help curb excessive online gambling. None of this means that she trusts him. His children love and need him. The day my runaway train finally came off the tracks was a Sunday.
Mum was crying. We went through to the lounge. Dad held up a piece of paper. There was nothing on it. But we want to help you. This is what we have, a blank page. You fill it any way you want. We can find you some care. Duncan broke the silence. The lease runs out on Wednesday. The rent has been paid up by your father-in-law. We are leaving today and you need to come with us.see url
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I realised I had two options. I could go home with Mum. Or I could walk the streets. I started to cry uncontrollably. I told Mum and Dad I was sorry, sorry that I had let them down. I called Emma. Can you bring the boys over? We walked along the lane where we used to push Oscar in his pram. He keeps asking where you are. Get real! I was crushed and teary. I wanted to reach out and touch Emma, but the fear of rejection held me back.
She walked with her arms folded tightly across her chest. Her eyes were cold, her lips set tight. I had stolen not only her money, but also her dreams and her smile.