Our Staff

"Working at AJWS allows me to feel a true sense of purpose and responsibility in making powerful change."

Joshua Fried

AJWS Chief of Staff

Meet Our Staff

 

nikhil-aziz

Nikhil Aziz

Director of Land, Water and Climate Justice

212.792.2915
ioana-baczo

Ioana Baczo

Project Associate, Finance & Administration

212.792.2925
robert-bank

Robert Bank

President and CEO

Contact through Joshua Fried
212.792.2874
margo-bloom

Margo Bloom

Vice President for Development

Contact through Melissa Hull
212.792.2830
zoe-bloomfield

Zoe Bloomfield

Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Programs/Program Associate for International Education and Jewish Engagement

212.792.2810
oscar-choy

Oscar Choy

Prospect Research Coordinator

212.792.2824
danielle-edwards

Danielle Edwards

Vice President for Finance and Administration

Contact through Ioana Baczo
212.792.2925
lila-glick

Lila Glick

Senior Development Officer, Institutional Giving

sarah-green

Sarah Green

Senior Policy Advisor, Sexual Health and Rights

tracey-gurd

Tracey Gurd

Senior Director, Civil and Political Rights and Advocacy

212.792.2844
irit-houvras

Irit Houvras

Vice President for Strategic Learning, Research and Evaluation

melissa-hull

Melissa Hull

Executive Assistant for the Vice President of Development

212.792.2830
jonathan-hulland

Jonathan Hulland

Senior Program Officer, Land, Water and Climate Justice

212.792.2845
muhammad-irfan

Muhammad Irfan

Senior Program Officer, Strategic Learning, Research and Evaluation

212.792.2863
justin-jacobs

Justin Jacobs

Senior Marketing and Storytelling Officer

212.792.2887
tamar-karpuj

Tamar Karpuj

Senior Content & Storytelling Officer

212.792.2898
jenn-lavelle

Jenn Lavelle

Associate Director, Online Engagement

212.792.2829
esther-lee

Esther Lee

Program Associate, Strategic Learning, Research and Evaluation

212.792.2813
coby-lerner

Coby Lerner

Director of Strategy and Organizational Effectiveness

jin-liu

Jin Liu

Senior Financial Analyst

212.792.2833
ryan-mace

Ryan Mace

Senior Policy Advisor, Civil and Political Rights

202.3794276
alejandra-martin

Alejandra Martin

Senior Program Officer, Land, Water and Climate Justice

212.792.2867
ruth-messinger

Ruth Messinger

Global Ambassador

Contact through Joshua Fried
212.792.2874
margo-mullinax

Margo Mullinax

Director of Strategic Learning, Research and Evaluation

212.792.2823
olivia-nightingale

Olivia Nightingale

Program Officer, Civil & Political Rights/Humanitarian Response

212.792.2877
payal-patel

Payal Patel

Senior Program Officer, Land, Water and Climate Justice

kirstie-pena

Kirstie Pena

Administrative Coordinator to the Executive Office

212.792.2841
mike-presendieu

Mike Presendieu

Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Communications

212.792.2868
emily-schechter

Emily Rugama

Senior Program Officer, Sexual Health and Rights

212.792.2854
stuart-schear

Stuart Schear

Vice President for Communications and Marketing

Contact through Mike Presendieu
212.792.2868
lily-schorr

Lily Schorr

Development Associate, San Francisco

415.593.3280
lilach-shafir

Lilach Shafir

Director of International Education and Jewish Engagement

212.792.2821
alon-shalev

Alon Shalev

Executive Director, Western Region

415.593.3296
javid-syed

Javid Syed

Director of Sexual Health and Rights

212.792.2851
laura-timme

Laura Timme

Associate Director, Civil and Political Rights

shari-turitz

Shari Turitz

Vice President for Programs

Contact through Zoe Bloomfield
212.792.2810
jill-weitz

Jill Weitz

Associate Director, Grant Writing

212.792.2825

Interested in a Career With AJWS?

Whether you’re a recent college graduate or a seasoned professional, there’s a wealth of career opportunities at AJWS. We hope you’ll join us!