Meet the team

IGNITE staff are working in communities across America to bring young women to political leadership.

Leadership Team

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Sara Guillermo

Chief Executive Officer

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Amanda Conlee

Chief Operating Officer

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Tanna Abraham

Interim Chief Programs Officer

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Amy Zucchero

Chief Development Officer

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Sofia Huizar

Chief Marketing & Communications Officer

Programs Team

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Christine Hernandez

West Coast Program Director

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Nicole Johnson

Southeast Program Director

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Jacelyn Matthews

Northeast Program Director

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Alicia Smith

Fellowship Director

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Jocelyn Yow

Legislative Advocacy Director

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Kaya Jones

Northeast Program Manager

Monica Medina

Monica Medina

West Coast Program Manager

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Loren Walter

Southeast Program Manager

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Julia Perrotta

Civic Engagement Coordinator

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Saha Salahi

Legislative Advocacy Coordinator

Sydney Sullivan

Sydney Sullivan

Fellows Coordinator

Development Team

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Debra Coltoff

Director of Institutional Giving

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Whitney Thomas

Director of Transformational Giving

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Geovanie Ordonez

Donor Engagement Manager

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Emily Ultan

Development Coordinator

Operations Team

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Elizabeth Castañón

Operations Director

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Laura Fukushima Long

Database & Technology Manager

Marketing & Communications Team

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Deshani Semaan

Communications Director

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Madysen Forney

Atlanta Fellow

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Teniece Evans

Austin Fellow

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Carlyn Michelbacher

Baltimore Fellow

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Leesa Hogan

Bay Area Fellow

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Kaila Pouncy

Birmingham Fellow

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Christina Williams

Boston Fellow

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Ana Velazquez

Chicago Fellow

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Alysha Stone

Cleveland Fellow

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Julia Dennen

Columbus Fellow

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Amini Bonane

D.C. Fellow

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Teresa Ornelas

Denver Fellow

Agatha Pinheiro

Agatha Pinheiro

Detriot Fellow

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Christi Nguyen

Houston Fellow

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Britany Hernandez

Las Vegas Fellow

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Eliahna McFarlane

Miami Fellow

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Emily Kern

Milwaukee Fellow

Monali Bhakta

Monali Bhakta

Minneapolis Fellow

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Miura Rempis

Nashville Fellow

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Amaya Flores

New York Fellow

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Aamore Richards

Newark Fellow

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Isabella Fuentes

North Texas Fellow

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Jasmine Thomas

Oklahoma City Fellow

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Shania Bennett

Philadelphia Fellow

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Alexis Walker

Pittsburgh Fellow

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Maya Nair

Raleigh-Durham Fellow

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Hannah Olsen

Salt Lake City Fellow

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Tuulia Candido

San Diego Fellow

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Faith Rasmussen

Seattle Fellow

Rahel

Rahel Bachmann

Silicon Valley Fellow

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Alexandra Leal Silva

Southern CA Fellow

Founder

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Dr. Anne Moses

Founder

Board

Zunera Ahmed | Special Assistant to the President, Brooklyn College, City University of New York 

Luna Barrington | Partner, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Deyci Carrillo Lopez | Detention Team Legal Assistant, Centro Legal de la Raza 

Jill Faherty LLoyd | First Vice President, UBS Financial Services

Cara Fields | Vice President and General Manager - Southeast States, AT&T 

Sharon Harris, Vice-Chair | Chief Marketing Officer, Digital Commerce, Ascential 

Anne MacDonald, Chair | Senior Executive in marketing, communications, and strategic planning   

Ximena Mondragon | Manager of Civic Engagement, BakerRipley

Anne Morriss | Principal, The Morriss Group

Ann Marie Painter | Firmwide Chair, Perkins Coie Labor & Employment Practice Group

Crystal Patterson | President, Washington Media Group

Sean Peake, Treasurer | Associate Vice President, Morgan Stanley

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