2017 Fellows

/2017 Fellows
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Cigdem Altay Binal, Director, L-SPARK

Komal Bajaj, Reproductive Geneticist & Chief Quality Officer of NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi and Clinical Director of the Simulation Center

Pamay Bassey, Global Head of Learning Platform and Professional Development, BlackRock

Monica Bloom, Senior Vice President/General Manager, Tribeca Shortlist

Samra Brouk, Head of Strategic Partnerships, Umbrella

Marisa Buchanan, Executive Director, Sustainable Finance, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Avital Chizhik-Goldschmidt, Features/Lifestyle Editor, The Forward

La Neice Collins,News Program Partnership Manager, Facebook

Maria Dautruche, Vice President, Foundation Partnerships, National Urban League

Alison Go, Head of Growth, Chalkbeat

Aida Gureghian, Assistant Dean for Students, Graduate School of Arts and Science, NYU

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Elizabeth Gwinn, Communications Director, The Studio Museum in Harlem; Behrend Fellow

Aliya Haider, Director, Head of Fixed Income Regulatory, Guggenheim Partners

Laura Heck, Director, Web Strategy, Accenture

Melanie Heller, Vice President and General Manager, Bloomberg Law, Bloomberg BNA

Ilana Jaffey, Manager, Business Strategy Execution, American Express


Adjoa Jones de Almeida, Director of Education, Brooklyn Museum; Behrend Fellow

Shijuade Kadree, Chief Advocacy Officer, The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center

Melissa Kivett,  Senior Vice President, Strategy Officer, Prudential Annuities

Edlynne Laryea, Global Director, Social Media, Johnson and Johnson

Melissa Lavin, Chief Reporting Officer, Belfer Management, LLC

Lindsay Moroney, COO at Artory

Sehreen Noor Ali, Head of Business Development, New Ventures; Kaplan Test Prep

Minh-Thu Pham, Executive Director of Policy, United Nations Foundation

Alexsandra Sanford, CEO at GZERO Media, A Eurasia Group Company


Amy Spitalnick, Communications Director and Senior Policy Advisor, Office of the New York Attorney General

Erica Dobin, Production Manager, NYPD Police Commissioner’s Daily Intelligence and Counterterrorism Brief; Briefer to the Chief and Commissioner of Intelligence