Board of Directors

Board Officers

 

Dorothy Gloster

LMSW, CPsyA

Interim Board Chair

Richard Greenberg, Esq.

Attorney, Musician

Treasurer

Vahbiz Karanjia

JD

Secretary

Board Members

 

 

Anne H. Pollack

Founder, Executive Director

John R. Minahan

Ph.D., CFA

Investment Advisor, Organizational Consultant

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Alen Amini

MBA

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Gabriela Cristina Celeiro

BFA, MSW, LCSW 

Trauma Therapist 

Expert Trainer 

 

Board of Advisors

 

Kimberlé Crenshaw, JD, LLM

Prof of Law- UCLA, Columbia

Co-Founder & Executive Director: African American Policy Forum

Founder of the Center for Intersectionality & Social Policy Studies at Columbia Law School

 

 

Laura Barberan Reinares

PhD

Author, Researcher, Professor (CUNY)

 

Katia Araujo

MA

Women in Informal Employment Globalizing and Organizing (WIEGO)

Programme Advisor

Libby Bassett

Consultant, Writer-Editor, Designer

Emily Pasnak-Lapchick

Consultant, Human Rights and Anti-Trafficking Initiatives

Shay Valentine

MA

Human Trafficking Subject Matter Expert & Researcher, Social Worker, Advocate, Writer

Marissa Silverman

PhD

Author, Researcher, Assoc. Professor (Montclair State Univ.)

 

Artist Advisory Board

 

Sir James Galway

Flutist

Lady Jeanne Galway

Flutist

Head of Artist Advisory Board

Roma Maffia

Actor

 

Francine E. Ott

BFA

Dancer

Artistic Director/Choreographer: The Walk

 

 

Carl Capotorto

MFA

Writer, ActorTeacher

 

 

Maria Rivera-Perez

MA, MS, LCAT, BC-DMT

Dance/Movement Therapist, Dancer, Choreographer,

Song-Writer

 

 

Marco Granados

Flutist, Educator, Teaching Artist

 

 

Marina Piccinini

L.F.N.

Flutist, Prof. of Flute Performance (Peabody Institute, Hannover, Germany)

International Liaison

 

 

Healing Arts Advisory Board

 

Catherine Jane Parker

MS, L.Ac.,  BFA

 

 

Leigh Bowen Muro

OT/R, RRT, CST, Ortho-Bionomy Practioner

Cristina Villalon-Kartheiser

L.M.S.W.

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Zoya McCants

EdD, LMHC

Emeritus Board Member & Interim Board Chair

 

Nitin Anand

 Emeritus Board Member

 

Nicholas Loh

Emeritus Board Secretary

Winston Benons, Jr.

Emeritus Board President

Germán Esquilin

Emeritus Treasurer

Cheryl L. Rogers

Emeritus Board Member