Our Staff

Our staff is trauma-informed, which means we approach every interaction through a lens of safety, trustworthiness, peer support, collaboration, mutual respect, and an appreciation for cultural, historical, and gender issues.

Prevent

Arij Abdul-Halim

Senior Director of Preventive Services

Danny Salim

Senior Director of Anti-Violence Program

Ahmed Ali

MENar Program Manager

Kunchok Chodak

Preventive Services Supervisor

Mariam Badawy

Preventive Services Supervisor

Sarah Clem

Preventive Services Supervisor

Shagufta Shah

Preventive Services Supervisor

Zakia Biefergaane

Preventive Services Supervisor

Roselyn Bhowmik

Senior Case Planner

Zahed Rashid

Senior Case Planner

Adiuz Azad

Case Planner

Ashok Karki

Case Planner

Atef Abuelenin

Case Planner

Gelu Sherpa

Case Planner

Halima Rafik

Case Planner

Hebah Elsaid

Case Planner

Labiba Adil

Case Planner

Masudur Mowla

Case Planner

Moamen Ahmed

Case Planner

Noor Muhammad

Case Planner

Noshad Azad

Case Planner

Rihab Balti

Case Planner

Sanjidha Akhthar

Case Planner

Tarik Tabbakh

Case Planner

Taslima Priti

Case Planner

Oumou Sylla

Cultural Broker

Omar Ebid

Cultural Broker

Donika Johnson

Case Aide

Donika Lumani

Case Aide

Erin Worden

Case Aide

Petra Adamar

Case Aide

Ibtisam Azem

Intern

Promote

Hizam Wahib

Senior Director of Operations and Legal Services

Amed Alfaraji

Director of Community Outreach and Preventive Support

Gigi Ady

Director of Community Health and Well-Being

Maha Attieh

Lead Health Program Navigator

Lama Khouri

Clinical Supervisor

Amina Ashraf

Youth Behavioral Specialist and Counselor

Farah Salam

Community Health and Well-Being Coordinator

Bana Alani

Health Program Navigator and Front Desk Admin

Navin Sarhan

SNAP Coordinator and Cultural Broker

J.C. Salyer

Staff Attorney

Essalh Abdulla

Social Work Intern

Mohamed Alshaibani

Social Work Intern

Get Ready

Nidal Alloubane

Director of Readiness Initiatives

Emma Shah

Director of Capacity Building and Community Support

Nora Mahmoud

Youth Program Manager

Paul McKenney

Adult Education and Literacy Program Manager

Quintasha Wallace

COMPASS Explore and SONYC Site Director

Kathleen Ryan

ESL Instructor

Harriet Goldberg

ESL Instructor

Ellen Strzalkowski

Education Specialist

Diana Wexler

Youth Program Generalist

Emma Sweikert

Youth Program Generalist

Negla Alkubadi

Youth Program Generalist

Khalid Dhobhany

Community Liaison

Sarah Alsaidi

Community Relations Representative

Leen Shumman

Fellow

Communicate

Hannah McIntire

Chief Operating Officer

Mohammad Barakat

Director of Operations

LeAnn Tadros

Director of Quality Improvement

Kerry Sesil

Director of Development and Communications

Zahra Ali

Development and Communications Manager

Rachel Aicher

Development Officer

Cynthia Seay

Front Desk Admin

Raneem Elsayed

Development and Communications Intern