Who is WID?

Women In Development (WID), New York is a membership organization dedicated to the advancement of women in their fundraising careers. Through its programs and services, as well as its supportive and collegial network, WID affords women at all levels of the field the opportunity to augment professional training and expand career opportunities.

2019-2020 Board of Directors


WID 2019-2020 Board of Directors

Officers/Executive Committee

President: Yolanda F. Johnson, YFJ Consulting, LLC
Secretary: Jocelyn Bowman, St. Luke’s School
Treasurer: Martha Lauria, Northwell Health Foundation
VP Programs: Lane Richards Peace, James Lenox House/Carnegie East House

Board of Directors

Adeshola Akintobi, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Lauren Handwerker, CCS Fundraising
Chantal Bonitto, Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA)
Melissa Cohen, YIVO
Laurie Dorf, Queens College, City University of New York
Marcela Hahn, Bank Street College of Education
Nina Hanan, Friends of the Israel Defense Forces
Patricia Hill, University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Jane Karlin, New York University
Svetlana Mostovsky, CATALYST, Inc.
Eve Nachman, Jewish Agency for Israel
Sonal Pande, New York University
Linna Quigley, Hospital for Special Surgery
Laura Rose, American Museum of Natural History
Jill Slattery, London School of Economics
Susan Ulin, Senior Advisor

Past Presidents of Women in Development, New York

Betty Becker
Barbara Bonner
Brooke Bryant
Maggie Buchwald
Patricia M. Foster
Susan Fulwiler
Marguerite Gilpatric
Linda C. Hartley
Margaret Holman
Harriet Inselbuch

Jane Karlin
Barbara I. Leshinsky
Poonam Prasad
Brenna Sheenan Mayer
Shelia Stanford
Virginia Strull
Nicole Thigpen Felix
Susan Ulin
Kerry Walsh
Sally Yarmolinsky