Leadership Team

Setting the direction for our work.

Chicago African Americans in Philanthropy’s leadership team participates in organizational and committee activities as leaders, decision-makers, strategic thinkers, and collaborators. Leadership team members volunteer their time and make a commitment to actively participating in meetings and events that advance the mission of the organization.

If you are interested in joining the leadership team, please contact us.

​Jessyca Dudley


Jessyca serves as the Director of Chicago African Americans in Philanthropy and is an Associate Director at Arabella Advisors. 

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Iona Calhoun-Battiste

Special Events Committee

Iona is the Director Associate for Opportunity Youth Strategies for Thrive Chicago. 

Sabrina Greig, Arts Learning Program Officer. Fry Foundation

Sabrina Greig

Membership Committee Chair

Sabrina is an arts administrator and arts education funder. She currently serves as the Arts Learning Program Officer at the Lloyd A. Fry Foundation. 

Caronina Grimble, Program Officer at the Woods Fund

Caronina Grimble


Caronina directs the Office of Strategy, Equity, and Transformation at the Illinois Department of Human Services, which manages the department-wide strategic planning process as well as the equity and racial justice planning and implementation.
Caroline McCoy

Caroline McCoy

Social Justice Committee Chair

Caroline is the Vice President of Program at Woods Fund Chicago where she supports operations and grantmaking.
Tawa Mitchell Senior Program Officer, Chicago Commitment at the MacArthur Foundation



Tawa supports grant-making in the Chicago Commitment program at the MacArthur Foundation, a portfolio aimed at achieving a city that is connected and integrated.

Ayom Siengo, Skills for Chicagoland's Future

Ayom Siengo

Ayom leads partnership development efforts with community leaders, nonprofit organizations, educators, and government officials at Skills for Chicagoland’s Future. 

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