Diane Shohet

Diane’s decades-long experience in fundraising, marketing, and communications strategy, focused on the nonprofit sector will support Upwardly Global’s rapid growth as we uplift refugees and other immigrants from over 150 countries. Prior to joining Upwardly Global, Diane served as the Senior Director of Development and Communications at the International Institute of New England, a nonprofit focused […]

Joshua Garner

Joshua Garner is the Director of Strategic Communications for Upwardly Global. In that role, he oversees branding, communications, storytelling and media engagement for the organization and its network of jobseekers and alumni. Joshua is a 15-year veteran of news media and communications. As a reporter and news editor, Joshua has worked for The Washington Post. […]

Maha Ali

Maha Ali has over 15 years of experience in the field of human resources. In her current role, Maha provides executive-level leadership and guidance to the organization’s HR operations and serves as the lead on all issues related to human resources. As the head of People, Maha takes a lead role in developing strategic human resources goals on […]

Christine Ginsburg

Christine has extensive experience helping non-profits achieve their financial and operational goals. As VP of Finance and Administration, she oversees the financial and human resources policies and procedures that protect UpGlo’s resources; leads planning, budgeting, and forecasting; produces timely and accurate financial statements for strategic and operational decision making; and is the financial leader of […]

Rebecca Neuwirth

Rebecca builds partnerships that enable outstanding nonprofits to grow and deepen their impact, and that allow individuals and organizations to learn about communities and issues that matter and act as ambassadors and advocates for the work they support. Rebecca comes to Upwardly Global from the Center for Popular Democracy, where she served as Director of […]

Jina Krause-Vilmar

Jina brings 15 years of experience in the for-profit and non-profit sectors, including two years as President and CEO of Upwardly Global, where she oversees the agency’s workforce operations in four cities. Under Jina’s leadership, Upwardly Global has expanded to skill a growing number of immigrant and refugee professionals. The organization is implementing an ambitious […]