Congratulations to the 2018 Young Leaders Breakfast Club!

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

On December 17, PNY celebrated an incredible group of philanthropy professionals who had come together over ten months to build a more networked philanthropic sector and support one another in their professional learning. Congratulations to the 2018 Young Leaders Breakfast Club!

Learn more about YLBC.

Young Leaders

  • Yasmeen Allen, Manager of Strategic Initiatives and Planning, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
  • Katrina Bandong, Program Associate for Medical Research, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
  • Jess Cabral, Senior Associate, Arbor Brothers
  • Isabella Cardona, Program Manager, Citi Foundation
  • Son Chau, previously Relationship Manager, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors
  • Nupur Chaudhury, Program Officer, New York State Health Foundation
  • Juliana Chessin, Grants Associate, The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust
  • Natasha Sealy-Dorvelus, Assistant Director, Finance & Operations, F.B. Heron Foundation
  • Jumi Falusi, Philanthropy Advisor, Bessemer Trust
  • Cristina Fernandez, Research Assistant, William T. Grant Foundation
  • Raquel Fernandez, Senior Staff Accountant, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
  • Katie Finkowski, Corporate Affairs Manager, Con Edison
  • Jule Hall, Program Associate, Race, Gender & Ethnic Justice, Ford Foundation
  • Roman Jackson, Program Officer, J.P. Morgan Private Bank Private Foundation Services
  • Baily Jones, Grants Manager, The PCLB Foundation
  • Jen Kaizer, Program Associate, Andrus Family Fund
  • Elynna Klink, Program Assistant, Rockefeller Brothers Fund
  • Arielle Kohr, Associate- Global Philanthropy, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • Pooja Kothari, Program Manager, United Hospital Fund
  • Caitlin McCarthy, Senior Associate, Global Philanthropy, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • Caitlin Mitchell, Assistant Program Officer, EMPower - The Emerging Markets Foundation
  • Hawwa Muhammad, Grants Associate, The Clara Lionel Foundation
  • Oanh-Nhi Nguyen, Associate, Initiative to Advance Adolescent Girls’ Rights, NoVo Foundation
  • Somer Nowak, Program Assistant, Wellspring Philanthropic Fund
  • Kat Pack, Administrative and Finance Associate, Rockefeller Family Fund
  • Anthony Roux, previously HR Generalist, The Simons Foundation
  • Nina Sawhney, Program Manager, John P. & Anne Welsh McNulty Foundation
  • Jennifer Sewell, Portfolio Associate, Youth Development Fund, The Edna McConnell Clark Foundation
  • Julie Shanahan, previously Associate Program Officer & Grants Manager, The Joyce and Irving Goldman Family Foundation
  • Marisa Siroka, Program Assistant, New Designs to Advance Learning, Carnegie Corporation of New York
  • Neha Sodhi, Program Manager, Citi
  • Claribel Vidal, Program Associate, Youth Opportunity and Learning, Ford Foundation
  • Tarik Ward, Director, Music Programs, The ELMA Philanthropies Services (U.S.)


  • Abbey Carlton, Director of Social Impact, Indeed
  • Nishka Chandrasoma, Assistant Secretary & Deputy General Counsel, Ford Foundation
  • Marcus Escobedo, Program Officer, The John A. Hartford Foundation
  • Brennan Gang, Deputy Director and Director of Programs, Korean American Community Foundation
  • Irfan Hasan, Program Director - Healthy Lives, The New York Community Trust
  • Cheryl Ikemiya, former Program Officer, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
  • Dara Major, Philanthropy Consultant, Dara Major Philanthropy Consulting
  • KC Maurer, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts
  • Jason McGill, Co-Executive Director, Arcus Foundation
  • Sanjiv Rao, Director, Civic Engagement and Government, Ford Foundation
  • Vivian Tseng, Vice President, Program, William T. Grant Foundation
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