New Young Professional Council to Help Advance CR Mission

Children’s Rights is thrilled to announce the launch of its Young Professional Leadership Council — a dynamic and passionate group of individuals who will help CR advance its mission of making a difference in the lives of vulnerable kids. The group will work in a variety of capacities, from bolstering fundraising efforts to organizing networking events and panel discussions with like-minded leaders.

Members of the Children’s Rights Young Professional Leadership Council join together at CR’s Annual Bene言t Oct. 18 at the Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers. From left to right: Cindy L. Taylor, Maria Vlassenko, Christine Rivera, Samrat Singh, and Jason Bressner.

Members of the Children’s Rights Young Professional Leadership Council join together at CR’s Annual Benefit Oct. 18 at the Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers. From left to right: Cindy L. Taylor, Maria Vlassenko, Christine Rivera, Samrat Singh, and Jason Bressner.

The group is made up of seven professionals from diverse areas: Jason Bressner, Founder of Limpuagua; Motell G. Foster, third-year graduate acting student at NYU Tisch School of the Arts (see above); Christine Rivera, VP of Wealth Management at America Deutsche Bank; Hana Shahin, Accounting Manager at MacAndrews & Forbes Incorporated; Cindy L. Taylor, Founder of Full Extent Coaching LLC; Maria Vlassenko, Private Equity Attorney at Goodwin Procter LLP; and Samrat Singh, VP at U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management.

The council will host various events to raise funds for CR, conceptualize panel topics and help coordinate networking opportunities for council members, CR staff and other supporters of the organization to engage in deeper dialogue and foster a sense of community.

Interested in becoming a member or learning more? Contact our Development Manager Kathleen Rivera at 646-216-3306 or by email at krivera@childrensrights.org.

Read additional articles in Notes from the Field, the Children’s Rights Newsletter: http://www.childrensrights.org/publication/notes-from-the-field-fall-2016/