President & CEO
Birthing Beautiful Communities
Education: Master’s degree, nonprofit management and social administration from the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences; bachelor’s degree, Connecticut College
First Job: Special events coordinator at Beardsley Zoo in my hometown of Bridgeport, Connecticut
Greatest Inspiration: My mother’s hard work and dedication made me the person I am today.
Favorite Quote: “Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience and the passion to reach for the stars, to change the world.” ― Harriet Tubman
Best Advice: Lead with honesty and integrity
Proudest Moment: Being appointed CEO of Birthing Beautiful Communities
Important Lesson Learned: Life is very short. What we have to do must be done in the now.
Most Important Skill: Fundraising