Robin Jenkins

Interim Executive Director
Robin supports IWHC's staff and board of directors as the interim executive director.

Eleanor Blomstrom

Senior Program Officer
Eleanor works on international advocacy and policy to ensure women’s rights and SRHR are prioritized into global policies and programs.

Carlene Burke

Senior Accountant
Carlene manages payroll, accounts payable and receivable, and helps prepare financial documents for the Board of Directors and IWHC’s funders.

Shena Cavallo

Senior Program Officer
Shena provides strategic and programmatic support to identify and strengthen IWHC grantee partners worldwide.

Michelle Chasteen

Senior Digital and Marketing Specialist
Trained as a theatrical lighting designer, Michelle's passion for narrative and social justice led her to a career in digital communications.

Jessie Clyde

Director of Grantmaking and International Partnerships
Jessie brings over a decade of experience working in the field of sexual and reproductive rights and health, most recently for IPPF/WHR.

Nadia Hakim

Development Associate
Nadia joined IWHC in July 2020 as the development associate.

Shannon Kowalski

Director of Advocacy and Policy
Shannon is a skilled advocate for sexual and reproductive health and rights, youth rights, and HIV/AIDS programs. She leads IWHC’s work on international and US foreign policy advocacy.

Michelle LeNoach

Development Operations and Member Services Specialist
Michelle supports the Development team by managing IWHC's donor database and all gift processing.

Francia Lopez

Manager of Programmatic Operations
Francia has managed budgeting, finance, and logistics among other administrative tasks for organizations like International Planned Parenthood Federation/Western Hemisphere Region.

Katherine Olivera

Assistant Program Officer
Katherine provides strategic and administrative support for IWHC’s US foreign policy portfolio.

Sandra Pons

Development Officer, Individual Giving
Sandra supports the Development team in the areas of individual giving and foundation relations. Previously, she was Senior Development Coordinator at Girls Write Now.

Bebe Roopnarine

Office Clerk
Bebe has been with IWHC since 1994, helping to make IWHC’s environment a comfortable one.

Sharon Rose

Development and Outreach Officer
Sharon works to sustain and grow IWHC’s burgeoning support base on the West Coast.

Melissa Sorrentino

Director of Finance and Administration
Melissa has more than 20 years of experience creating and implementing effective financial strategies, policies, and processes in both the private and not-for-profit sectors.

Liisa Sweet-Korpivaara

Associate Director, Human Resources and Office
Liisa manages our New York and DC offices, IT systems, and human resources. Previously, she was a development consultant.