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 serves as the Director of Chicago African Americans in Philanthropy and is an Associate Director at Arabella Advisors.
Special Events Committee
Iona is the Director Associate for Opportunity Youth Strategies for Thrive Chicago.
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 is a Program Officer at the Woods Fund Chicago. She works to leverage the impact the Fund’s grant-making and leads the foundation’s racial equity work.
Social Justice Committee Chair
Caroline is a Program Officer in the Communities Program at the McCormick Foundation where she supports the place-based initiative in Englewood.
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 leads partnership development efforts with community leaders, nonprofit organizations, educators, and government officials at Skills for Chicagoland’s Future.