Uma Viswanathan

Uma Viswanathan is a Program Officer of Racial Equity and Community Engagement at the W.K.

Anita Khashu

Anita Khashu is the Director of NEO Philanthropy’s Four Freedoms Fund.

Sadie Hansen

Sadie Hansen is an executive-level professional with over a decade of experience directing large programs on the electoral, official, and non-profit side of campaigns, state and federal government, and organizations.

Jenifer Fernandez Ancona

Jenifer Fernandez Ancona is Vice President, Strategy & Member Engagement at the Women Donors Network.

Kim Anderson

Kim Anderson oversees the management of the Democracy Alliance’s programs, staff, and budget.

trellis stepter

trellis stepter serves as program officer for the Mertz Gilmore Foundation’s  Democratic Values and Climate Change Solutions programs.  

Leah Pryor-Lease

Leah began her professional life working for over a decade in the nonprofit and public sectors at organizations such as The Hetrick-Martin Institute (the nation’s oldest and largest organization serving LGBTQ youth), Harvard University, and the New York City Department of Education, where she oversaw a broad range of community partnership and external relationship work.

Ethan Frey

Ethan Frey is part of the Ford Foundation’s Cities and States team.

Melissa Spatz

As Director of the Piper Fund, Melissa Spatz brings over 25 years of experience as a community organizer, non-profit executive, and attorney.