Imara Roose is driven by passionate women of color
—young professionals, undergraduate and graduate students—
who volunteer their time to advance the organization’s invaluable mission
by working collaboratively to co-create, coordinate, and facilitate all aspects of the program.
Interested in joining our amazing team? Click here!
It Takes a Tribe
The Executive Leadership Team spearheads our efforts to maximize our impact
through impeccable strategic, operational, and data-driven leadership.
HALIMA ADENEGAN, ESQ.
FOUNDER & CHIEF ELEVATION OFFICER
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
LA TRAVEETTE "TRAVEE" SMITH
CHIEF OF STAFF
Research x Evaluation
The Research & Evaluation Team informs our development and evaluates our impact.
The Curriculum Design Team creates an innovative, engaging, and dynamic curriculum focused on supporting mentees’
personal, academic, and professional development.
The Member Engagement Team leverages creativity and innovation to ensure
our members have a dynamic and impactful experience.
The Community Engagement team strategically integrates our community
into our work as a critical partner in maximizing our impact.
NIKITA "NIKI" PATIL
The Communications and Marketing Team uses creativity and innovation to showcase and promote the work and impact of our program with the goal of increasing community awareness, engagement, and support.
TEMITOPE “TEMI” ATERE
The Philanthropy Team leads our fundraising efforts—
allowing us to operate at little to no cost to our volunteers and mentees.