Our Staff

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

Joshua Fried

AJWS Executive Assistant to the President and CEO

Meet Our Staff

 

aaron-acharya

Aaron Acharya

Associate Director, Risk Management and Administrative Services

212.792.2914
david-angeles

David Angeles

Senior Program Officer, Civil and Political Rights

212.792.2871
nikhil-aziz

Nikhil Aziz

Director of Natural Resource Rights

212.792.2915
robert-bank

Robert Bank

President and CEO

Contact through Joshua Fried
212.792.2874
margo-bloom

Margo Bloom

Vice President for Development

Contact through Henry Barkley
212.792.2858
joshua-fried

Joshua Fried

Executive Assistant to the President and CEO

212.792.2874
rachel-furey

Rachel Furey

Raiser’s Edge Application Administrator, Development Operations

212.792.2814
sumit-galhotra

Sumit Galhotra

Communications Officer for Human Rights and Story Development

212.792.2886
nina-gerber

Nina Gerber

Development Associate, San Francisco

415.593.3287
joseph-gindi

Joseph Gindi

Program Officer, International Education and Jewish Engagement

212.792.2899
neely-grobani

Neely Grobani

Senior Development Officer, Donor Engagement

212.792.2800
tracey-gurd

Tracey Gurd

Senior Director, Civil and Political Rights and Advocacy

212.792.2844
jacqueline-hart

Jacqueline Hart

Vice President for Strategic Learning, Research and Evaluation

Contact through Esther Lee
212.792.2813
irit-houvras

Irit Houvras

Director for Strategic Learning, Research and Evaluation

muhammad-irfan

Muhammad Irfan

Program Officer, Strategic Learning, Research and Evaluation

212.792.2863
charles-kargman

Charles Kargman

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

212.792.2816
samantha-kossin

Samantha Kossin

Administrative Coordinator, Development Operations

212.792.2837
jay-kotowski

Jay Kotowski

Senior Development Officer, Development Operations

212.792.2832
esther-lee

Esther Lee

Executive Assistant/Program Associate, Strategic Learning, Research and Evaluation

212.792.2813
adam-liebling

Adam Liebling

Associate Director, International Operations and Grants Management

212.792.2807
jin-liu

Jin Liu

Financial Analyst

212.792.2833
linda-logan

Linda Logan

Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Finance and Administration

212.792.2815
ruth-messinger

Ruth Messinger

Global Ambassador

Contact through Joshua Fried
212.792.2874
sasha-mierez

Sasha Mierez

Senior Payroll and Benefits Specialist

212.792.2906
margo-mullinax

Margo Mullinax

Associate Director for Strategic Learning, Research and Evaluation

212.792.2823
payal-patel

Payal Patel

Senior Program Officer, Natural Resource Rights

rebecca-reeve

Rebecca Reeve

Program Associate, Natural Resource Rights

212.792.2904
harry-samuels

Harry Samuels

Policy Advisor for Sexual Health and Rights

202.379.4264
stuart-schear

Stuart Schear

Vice President for Communications

Contact through Malka Friedman-Rosner
212.792.2861
lilach-shafir

Lilach Shafir

Director of International Education and Jewish Engagement

212.792.2821
alon-shalev

Alon Shalev

Executive Director, San Francisco and Western Region

415.593.3296
kristine-a-stallone

Kristine A. Stallone

Vice President for Finance and Administration

Contact through Linda Logan
212.792.2815
javid-syed

Javid Syed

Director of Sexual Health and Rights

212.792.2851
allison-tamer

Allison Tamer

Senior Development Officer, Institutional Giving

212.792.2869
shari-turitz

Shari Turitz

Vice President for Programs

Contact through Charles Kargman
212.792.2816
sam-wolthuis

Sam Wolthuis

Director of Disaster Response & International Operations

212.792.2870

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!