Our Team

Humanity in Action has staff in the United States, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Denmark, France, Germany, the Netherlands and Poland. Below, you will find the names and contact information for all of our staff members.

United States

Judith Goldstein, Founder and Executive Director

j.goldstein [at] humanityinaction.org

Marcelo Nigri, Chief Financial Officer

m.nigri [at] humanityinaction.org

Yael Herskovits, National Director

y.herskovits [at] humanityinaction.org 

Jamie Sohngen, Coordinator of Operations and Administration

j.sohngen [at] humanityinaction.org

Kali-Ahset Amen, Program Director, John Lewis Fellowship

k.amen [at] humanityinaction.org 

Johannes Lukas Gartner, Senior Consultant

j.gartner [at] humanityinaction.org 

Gage Garretson, Special Projects Assistant

g.garretson [at] humanityinaction.org 



Martine Alonso Marquis, Pat Cox-Humanity in Action Fellowship Director

m.alonsomarquis [at] humanityinaction.org 

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Jasmin Hasić, National Director

j.hasic [at] humanityinaction.org 

Zarja Marković, Project Coordinator

z.markovic [at] humanityinaction.org 

Daniel Lazarević, Project Assistant

d.lazarevic [at] humanityinaction.org


Mikaela von Freiesleben, National Director

m.freiesleben [at] humanityinaction.org 

Katja Thomsen, Program Coordinator

k.thomsen [at] humanityinaction.org 


French Admissions Team

admissions.france [at] humanityinaction.org


Antje Scheidler, National Director & International Director of European Programs

a.scheidler [at] humanityinaction.org

Alia Schwelling, Program Director

a.schwelling [at] humanityinaction.org

The Netherlands

Laura Lasance, National Director

l.lasance [at] humanityinaction.org

Raissa Biekman, Program Manager

r.biekmann [at] humanityinaction.org


Monika Mazur-Rafał, National Director and President of the Managing Board of Humanity in Action Poland   

m.rafal [at] humanityinaction.org

Magda Szarota, Board Member/Communications Director

m.szarota [at] humanityinaction.org

Przemek Iwanek, Program Manager/Social Media Director

p.iwanek [at] humanityinaction.org

Sylwia Vargas, Project Manager

s.wodzinska [at] humanityinaction.org

Aleksandra Holynska, Project Coordinator

a.holynska [at] humanityinaction.org