Our Team

Meet the Staff at HumanitiesDC

Maglyn Bertrand Coordinator, Public Programs
Izy Carney District Fellow, Oral History
Leah Gage Manager, Community Grants
Gabriella Jones Coordinator, Communications
Lois Nembhard Director of Grantmaking + Programs
Karen Oliver Director of Operations
Rebecca Lemos Otero Executive Director
Nicole Schenkman Coordinator, Administrative
Hillary Steen Manager, Community Grants
Jimmy Watkins Coordinator, Public Programs

About Our Board

Our Board of Directors is a dedicated group of DC residents from across the city. With their diverse educational, business, government, civic, and cultural experiences and connections they support HumanitiesDC’s staff and contribute to the governance and accountability of our organization.

We welcome suggested nominations to the board. If interested in learning more please send an email, including a short bio and resume to Rebecca Lemos Otero.