Born in El Paso, Texas, Margarita Guzman is a queer Chicana and survivor of intimate partner violence. She received her bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University and her law degree from George Washington University School of Law.
Eliazar Suriel was born and raised in New York City and is the son of immigrant parents from the Dominican Republic who arrived to the United States in 1980, the year he was born.
Asli Ozdemir is the Director of Quality Assurance and Compliance at VIP where she has been overseeing the data collection, quality management and reporting since 2016.
Rosaana Conforme is an indigenous immigrant Latinx survivor of domestic and sexual violence. She holds both a Master’s in Education in Counseling from Hunter College and a Master’s in Social Work from Fordham University School of Social Services.
Daniel is a Licensed Social Worker who has experience working with both community-based organizations and government agencies, providing services to underserved populations, victims of crime and survivors of domestic violence. He has been working in the field of Social Services for 15+ years.
Executive Deputy Commissioner and COO, New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal
Vice President, Social Impact Strategy, Comedy Central and MTV
Chair of the Finance Committe, Digital Client Experience Strategy, BNY Mellon
Chair of the Philanthropy and Development Committee, Intellectual Property Partner, Mayer Brown LLP
Counsel, RDJ Refugee Shelter, Harlem NYC
Pro Bono Immigration Attorney, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Financial Services Advisory
Dean & VP for Student Affairs, Brooklyn College (Retired)
Director of Training and Development, New York City Commission on Human Rights
Of Counsel, Corporate Department, Paul Hastings LLP, Co-Chair of the LatAm Subcommittee for the Vance Center
Associate, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
Audit & Assurance Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP
Director of Leadership and College Access Programs, ASPIRA of New York
Chair of the Nominations and Governance Committee, General Counsel at NY State Division of Homes and Community Renewal
Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers US