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Caitlin Scuderi
Caitlin Scuderi

Phelps Stokes, Development Assistant Ms. Scuderi joined Phelps Stokes in June 2011 as a Development Intern. She is currently working on her doctoral degree in political science and is a professor at Rutgers University with a functional interest in security and a regional interest in the Middle East. She is a Boren Fellow who recently returned from nine months in Istanbul...

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Idil Samantar
Idil Samantar

Manager, Human Resources & Board Relations Idil Samantar joined Phelps Stokes in April 2009 as the Executive Assistant to the President and Board Relations. In 2011, Ms. Samantar assumed additional responsibilities in her new position as Manager of Human Resources and Board Relations.  Prior to joining Phelps Stokes and over the course of 7 years, Ms. Samantar held a few positions...

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Alissa Cherry
Alissa Cherry

Phelps Stokes, Communications Specialist Alissa Cherry joined Phelps Stokes September of 2011. She holds a B.A. in American Studies and Journalism, with a focus on popular culture, politics, and the media, from Brandeis University. Previously, she has worked as a community reporter for AOL's Patch.com, interned at Conde Nast, as well as acted as a policy and advocacy intern at the...

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Hernando Viveros
Hernando Viveros

Hernando Viveros has been at Phelps Stokes for two years, working first as the Program Assistant for National Homecomers Academy as well as the former Latin American and Caribbean Program.  Before joining the Phelps Stokes team, Hernando was the Youth Consultant for the Youth Buenaventura Empowerment Organization for USAID Columbia and is the member of the International Committee for the...

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Pape Samb
Pape Samb

President and CEO Pape Samb is a self-starter and social entrepreneur specialized in international development. He has over seventeen years of experience in program and resource development, fundraising, partnership building, entrepreneurship, strategic planning, training and facilitation, global leadership, content management, and public speaking.

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Abigail Simmons
Abigail Simmons

Phelps Stokes, Communications Assistant Ms. Simmons joined Phelps Stokes in May 2011 as a Communications Intern. She is currently a junior at The George Washington University where she is studying International Affairs and Linguistics with a regional concentration in Africa. She is also a Global Youth Innovation Network (GYIN) Ambassador and works specifically with corresponding with GYIN participants. She also assists...

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Rachel Sly
Rachel Sly

Global Youth Innovation Network Program Manager Rachel Sly is a graduate of the University of Virginia, where she studied Foreign Affairs and Religious Studies. While in college, she briefly studied in India and interned in the Marketing and Development Department of the local Community Action Agency. She is now the program manager of the Global Youth Innovation Network and of the...

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Jim Coffin
Jim Coffin

Director of Development Jim Coffin is Phelps Stokes’ Director of Development.  Mr. Coffin has more than a quarter-century of combined experience as an attorney and businessman.  Mr. Coffin holds a B.A. and M.S from Cornell University, an MBA in Finance from Syracuse University and a JD from Catholic University.  You may contact Mr. Coffin at JCOFFIN@PHELPSSTOKES.ORG.

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Amie Bruce
Amie Bruce

Phelps Stokes, Communications Assistant Amie is the summer 2012 communications intern assisting with PR, marketing, events planning and the digitalization of Phelps Stokes' archives. She has a B.A. in Anthropology from the University of Mary Washington and is currently working on an M.S. in Global and International Education from Drexel University. Her path into this field has been a slow, meandering...

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Moustapha Goumballa
Moustapha Goumballa

Francophone Consultant Moustapha Goumballa is currently serving as a consultant for the Programs for Africa and Freedom Endowment (PAFE) at Phelps Stokes, a 100 year-old-American nonprofit organization which is distinguished by a rich history of developing global leaders from underserved communities around the world and promoting racial, ethnic, and social justice in the Americas and Africa. As a consultant since February...

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Curtis Watkins
Curtis Watkins

Director, National Homecomers Academy Curtis Watkins is the Director National Homecomers Academy, Phelps Stokes’ program designed to assist persons who are “Homecomers” – those who are returning to society following incarceration.  Before launching NHA, Mr. Watkins founded and was the Executive Director of LifeSTARTS Youth & Family Services, a nonprofit organization supporting youth and their families.  Mr. Watkins also promotes key...

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Henry Jimenez
Henry Jimenez

Henry Jimenez joined Phelps Stokes in 2012 in order to collaborate in the implementation of different projects for the improvement of the quality of life of the Afro - Colombian community. At the same time, Mr. Jimenez serves as a Special Assistant to the Governor of the State of Chocó, Colombia, Mr. Luis Murillo for International Affairs in the U.S....

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Farida Boufhal
Farida Boufhal

Give1Project France Assistant summer 2012 Farida Boufhal is a 19 year old Give1Project France ambassador that is interning at Phelps Stokes for three months during the summer of 2012. She lives and studies in Paris, France, where she is currently a student at the Legion d’Honneur  and is studying International Trade, Management, English, Spanish and Economics. She is also a volunteer...

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Sara Kidibu
Sara Kidibu

Francophone AssistantSara Kidibu joined the PAFE division at Phelps Stokes mid-September 2011. She is a junior at The George Washington University and is majoring in International Affairs with a concentration in Africa and Development. She is particularly interested in studying development in East Africa. She began to develop a passion for development in Africa while working alongside her father who...

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Thom Gallemore
Thom Gallemore

Thom Gallemore comes to Phelps Stokes as a Field Coordinator for the Global Youth Innovation Network (GYIN) Program and is currently residing in Porto-Novo, Benin. As a Field Coordinator for Phelps Stokes, he is working to replicate the successes of the Songhai Center, a vocational training center located in Porto-Novo, Benin. To replicate these successes, he is helping to create...

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Tiburce Igbaowo Chaffa

Tiburce is currently acting as the Phelps Stokes Web Content Fellow. Tiburce Igbaowo Chaffa has always been a curious individual, constantly probing and prodding any and every theory, question and contradiction. In his early childhood he always held a strong desire for a role in politics and community enhancement and youth engagement to help his country. He built his goals in...

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Jasmine Poskitt-Jones
Jasmine Poskitt-Jones

Human Resources Assistant Jasmine Poskitt-Jones   became a member of the Phelps Stokes’ team in May 2012 as a Human Resources Intern.  She has a bachelor’s degree in economics and is now a graduate student at Florida State University pursuing her MBA. While at Phelps Stokes Jasmine hopes to learn more about managing non-profit organizations,  and would ultimately like to have a...

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