Staff & Board

Rhiana Anthony

Program Associate, Black-Led Movement Fund

Rhiana Anthony (she, they) is a queer Black girl magician working toward collective liberation through community organizing, soulful facilitation, and healing justice. She holds a BA in Psychology with a focus in human development from the University of North Texas

Davida Arnold

Davida E. Arnold is a strategist and storyteller, who is the founder of multiple start-ups connecting brand, culture, and communities whose stories are often muted in the digital space and on media platforms. She leverages strategic brand and client advocacy,

Ain Bailey

Program Officer, REACH Fund

Prior to joining Borealis, Ain was the inaugural Policy Fund Initiative Officer for the San Francisco Foundation’s Partnership for the Bay’s Future which was charged with advancing tenant protections, preservation, and affordable production policies with jurisdictions, fellows, and community partners

Kate Barr

Kate is the President and CEO of the Nonprofits Assistance Fund, in Minneapolis, whose mission is to fuel the effectiveness and impact of nonprofits with guidance, expertise and capital. Kate has led the organization’s growth as a premier resource for

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Julia Beatty

Program Officer, Black-Led Movement Fund

Julia Beatty joins the Black-Led Movement Fund at Borealis Philanthropy with an extensive background in community organizing, racial justice advocacy, donor organizing and intermediary philanthropy. She formerly served as the Director of Programs for the Twenty-First Century Foundation, which was

Maya Berkowitz

Development Officer

Maya is Borealis Philanthropy’s Development Officer. Prior to joining Borealis, Maya was the Development Manager at Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP), where she helped lead the fundraising program, designed to build a powerful, grassroots movement in support of Palestinian human

Jamila Brown

Jamila Brown is a digital strategist, writer, and social entrepreneur who specializes in domestic and international advocacy campaigns. As the Communications Director of SumOfUs, Jamila leads the organizational global communications strategy across all media, social media, and digital content. Working

Nikki Brown-Booker

Program Officer, Disability Inclusion Fund

Nikki Brown-Booker is the Program Officer for the Disability Inclusion Fund. As a person with a disability and a biracial woman, she has been interested in the intersection of disability justice and racial justice. Her mother immigrated from the Philippines

Nichelle Brunner

Program Associate, Transforming Movements Fund

Nichelle Brunner is the Program Associate for the Transforming Movements Fund with Borealis Philanthropy.  Prior to Borealis, she volunteered with Morris Home, a safe haven and rehabilitation facility for trans and variant youth in Philadelphia, PA. Her previous work experience

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Kristell Caballero Saucedo

Program Officer, Racial Equity Initiatives

Kristell Caballero Saucedo is the Program Officer for the Racial Equity Initiatives at Borealis Philanthropy. As a low-income, first-generation immigrant woman, her work is committed to social justice that puts race and kyriarchy [a social system or set of connecting