Our People

Our People

Our dedicated network of staff, advisors, and volunteers work tirelessly to connect international employers to talented refugees. We are based across global offices in the United States, Jordan, Lebanon, Australia, and Canada.

Washington, DC

Mary Louise Cohen

Founder

Pro bono

Bruce Cohen

Founder

Pro bono

Gary Slaiman

Corporate Outreach Advisor

Pro bono

Sayre Nyce

Executive Director

Madeline Holland

Deputy Executive Director

Rachel Lawrie

Corporate Outreach Manager

Melda Gurakar

Special Projects Manager and Intern Coordinator

Leah Nichles

International Advocacy Director

Yosief Hiyabu

Administrative Manager

Middle East & North Africa

Haitham Kukhun

Country Manager - Jordan

Amman

Laila Kalaldeh

Project Assistant

Amman

Noura Ismail

Country Manager - Lebanon

Beirut

Mohammad Hussein

Project Assistant

Beirut

Malika Laasri Lahlou

Senior Advisor

Rabat

Australia

Steph Cousins

Director - Australia

Melbourne

John Cameron

Chief Technology Officer

Board member

Pro bono

Melbourne

Nick Adler

Refugee Migration Advisor

Pro bono

Sydney

Marijke Frantzen

Partnership Manager

Sydney

Canada

Latin America

Dana Wagner

Canadian Partnerships Advisor

Toronto

Julian Ginzo

Latin American Partnerships Advisor

Pro bono

Buenos Aires