Alan Yu

Position: Executive Director
I joined NYFC in February 2023. As Executive Director, I lead the long-range strategic planning and visioning for the organization, while overseeing administrative and programmatic functions. Before coming to NYFC, I worked for over 10 years at nonprofits focused on affordable housing and education, most recently as the Chief Development Officer at the Committee for Hispanic Children & Families (CHCF). I received my Master of City Planning from the University of Pennsylvania and my BA with High Honors in Urban Studies from the University of California, Berkeley.

Alan Yu

Executive Director

I joined NYFC in February 2023. As Executive Director, I...

Yeymi Hoffmans

Position: Senior Director of Finance and Administration

I joined NYFC in September 2016. As Senior Director of Finance and Administration, I’m responsible for the overall financial management of the organization, including establishing financial policies, procedures, controls, and reporting systems. Before joining NYFC, I worked for over 15 years in the fiscal management space, including as VP of Budgets and Grants of the National Urban League. I received my MBA from Long Island University and my BA from Bernard Baruch College.

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Yeymi Hoffmans

Senior Director of Finance and Administration

I joined NYFC in September 2016. As Senior Director of...

Ellen Ampofo

Position: Senior Director of Programs

I joined NYFC in February 2020. As Senior Director of Programs, I’m responsible for providing day-to-day oversight of NYFC Signature Programs and leads program planning and implementation for pilot initiatives. Before joining NYFC, I worked for over 14 years in the field of higher education and youth development. This included a position as Director of Edgies Teen Center and College Prep Program at Educational Alliance, and as the Youth Academic Advisor here at NYFC and at SUNY Buffalo State. I received my BSc in Social Work and my MSc in Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration from SUNY Buffalo State.

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Ellen Ampofo

Senior Director of Programs

I joined NYFC in February 2020. As Senior Director of...

Alison Yee

Position: Manager of Youth Programs

I joined NYFC in September 2023 as the Manager of Youth Programs. In this role, I oversee and support with all aspects of youth programming, including our newest program, Cohort Connection. Prior to working at NYFC, I was a Program Manager at iMentor, where I oversaw a mentorship program at an international high school while providing post-secondary support to students. Before moving from California in 2019, I worked at KIPP SoCal, where I managed and oversaw college access programming for high school students. I received my BA in Cognitive Psychology and my Master of Social Work at the University of Southern California.

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Alison Yee

Manager of Youth Programs

I joined NYFC in September 2023 as the Manager of...

Natille Nicholls

Position: Finance and Administrative Associate

I joined NYFC in November 2021 as Finance and Administrative Associate.  In my role, I am responsible for assisting in financial and administrative functions in the Finance Department.  Prior to joining NYFC, I worked with Wunderman Thompson as client Accounting/Finance Coordinator for 15 years.  I received my BA in Accounting from Brooklyn College.

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Natille Nicholls

Finance and Administrative Associate

I joined NYFC in November 2021 as Finance and Administrative...

Andrea Gordon

Position: Finance & Administrative Associate

I am Andrea Gordon currently employed at New Yorkers for Children in the capacity of Back to School, Finance and Administrative Associate.

I joined NYFC over a year ago, giving support to the Finance and Administrative Team (Yeymi Hoffmans and Natille Nicholls), and overseeing the execution of the Back-to-School Program.

Before joining NYFC I engaged in different professional areas including Healthcare.

I am a graduate of the University of the West Indies in Kingston, Jamaica W.I.

My goal is always to give of my best despite the circumstances.

Andrea Gordon

Finance & Administrative Associate

I am Andrea Gordon currently employed at New Yorkers for...

Isabel Traore

Position: Program Associate

I joined NYFC in January 2024. In my role as Program Associate, I oversee NYFC’s intermediary programs, the Post-Permanency Support Program and the Small Grants Program. Prior to serving at New Yorkers For Children, I worked in public administration for the State of Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners and volunteered as Program Director for SNACC, Inc., a local NYC nonprofit focused on improving food security and youth outcomes through virtual cooking lessons and grocery deliveries. I received my Master of Public Health from Drexel University and received my BS in Public Health from the University of Arizona.

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Isabel Traore

Program Associate

I joined NYFC in January 2024. In my role as...

Katelin Faherty

Position: Development Associate

I joined NYFC in July 2022. In my role as Development Associate I work on marketing, fundraising, and grant writing efforts. Prior to serving at New Yorkers For Children I worked in sales and marketing, and interned for the International Center for Research on Women and the New York State Senate. I graduated from the University of Alabama in 2021 with a BA in Political Science and International Studies, minoring in Spanish and Liberal Arts.

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Katelin Faherty

Development Associate

I joined NYFC in July 2022. In my role as...

Louisa Shriver

Position: Manager of Programs Operation

I joined NYFC in August 2022 through AmeriCorps as a Program VISTA. In this role I help to collect, analyze and process data to be used in reports and grant writing. Prior to joining NYFC, I completed a national service term with AmeriCorps NCCC, working across the Southwest region of the United States. I graduated from the University of Liverpool in 2021 with a degree in Physics with Ocean Sciences.

 

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Louisa Shriver

Manager of Programs Operation

I joined NYFC in August 2022 through AmeriCorps as a...