Leadership

Executive Director

Lauren E. Graham, YSE ’13

Lauren Graham (YSE ’13) is the Executive Director of Yale Blue Green. She is the founder and CEO of Velvet Frame, LLC, a a boutique social impact strategy and communications consultancy which works with non-profits, social entrepreneurs, and mission-driven startups on their capacity-building and change management challenges in the areas of strategic communications, organizational design, and leadership development by applying a holistic, ecosystems approach to the creation of scalable and sustainable change. Lauren is also an adjunct lecturer at several universities, a board member of the Natural Areas Conservancy and Earthshot, and the Board Secretary of Yale Women, Inc.

Communications & Social Media

Georgia Silvera Seamans, YSE ’01

Chapters

Chapter Manager

ybgchaptermanager@gmail.com

YBG Austin Co-Chairs

ybgaustin@gmail.com

Rachel Schoenin, YC ’15

YBG-Boston Co-Chairs

ybgboston@gmail.com

Divita Bhandari, YSE ’14

Michael Brod, YSE ’14

Kathryn Wright, YSE ’13

YBG-Chicago Co-Chairs

ybgchicago@gmail.com

Judith Singleton, YGS ’00

YBG-Washington D.C. Co-Chairs

ybgwashingtondc@gmail.com

Dr. Michael Dorsey, YSE ’96

Brennan Hackett, YC ’04

Vijeta Jangra, YSE ’13

Barbara Bauman Tyran, SOM

YBG-London Co-Chairs

ybglondon@gmail.com

Olga Babakina, F&ES ’05

Simon De Stercke, F&ES ’12

Melissa Merryweather, YC ’83

Alexander Vernoit, YC ’16

YBG-New York City Co-Chairs

ybgnyc@gmail.com

David Bergman, YC ’78

Sabina Byck, YSE ’10

YBG-San Francisco Co-Chairs

ybgsanfrancisco@gmail.com

Laura Franceschini, YSE ’14

Berkley Rothmeier, YC ’09, YSE ’10

Lin Shi, YSE’14

Lisa Veliz Waweru, YSE/SOM ’17

Peter Wyrsch, YDS ’17

YAA Staff Liaison

Henry Kwan, MA ’05, Director of Shared Interest Groups