Washington DC |2008

New Leaders Council Washington DC was founded in 2008. Since its inception, the chapter has graduated more than 150 Fellows -- young, up-and-coming progressive trendsetters, elected officials and civically-engaged leaders in business and industry focused on shaping the future landscape of not only the nation’s capital, but the entire country and abroad.

Current Fellows

  • Ambalika Williams

    Ambalika Williams

    Patient Advocacy Programs Associate Director, Planned Parenthood Federation of America
  • Amber Moore

    Amber Moore

    Senior Associate, Policy and Advocacy, Chiefs for Change
  • Amilcar Guzman

    Amilcar Guzman

    Director, Evaluation and Outcomes, League of Women Voters
  • Arnetia Fogg Dupree
  • Aya Ibrahim

    Aya Ibrahim

    Economic Policy Advisor, Office of Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley
  • Bryant Sanders

    Bryant Sanders

    Deputy Director of Development, Voter Participation Center
  • Devon Haynes
  • Isabel Huston

    Isabel Huston

    Director, Fellowships, Leadership for Educational Equity
  • Jeffrey Prost-Greene
  • Jessica Arter
  • Jessica Giles
  • Karely Hernandez
  • Kenechukwu Okocha

    Kenechukwu Okocha

    Deputy Chief (Supervisory Assistant United States Attorney), US Department of Justice
  • Krystal Lattany
  • Landon Laven Jones

    Landon Laven Jones

    Deputy Director of Finance and Operations, Executive Office of the Mayor - Serve DC
  • Luz Martinez

    Luz Martinez

    Communications Director, Council of the District of Columbia, Office of Ward 1 Councilmember Brianne K. Nadeau
  • Metty Fisseha
  • Nick Geer

    Nick Geer

    School Openings Specialist, Genuine Foods
  • Rehana Mohammed

    Rehana Mohammed

    Director of Program Development, Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC)
  • Sarmed Rashid

    Sarmed Rashid

    Strategy and Special Projects, White House Office of National Drug Control Policy

Alumni

2020

  • Aaron Brink-Johnson
  • Anika Manzoor
  • Ben Bennett
  • Desirée Cormier
  • Gianna Judkins
  • Howard Ou
  • Jared Crum
  • Jazmyne Owens
  • Jenny Muñiz
  • Jessie Hernandez
  • Jose Alfaro
  • Kaozouapa Lee
  • Kaydrianne Young
  • Kylie Stamm
  • Meghan Murphy
  • Monica Weeks
  • Sarah Schultz
  • Sean Easter
  • Zachary Rybarczyk

2019

  • Ashley Harrington
  • Becca AbuRakia-Einhorn
  • Brandon Lewis
  • Cristela Solorio Ruiz
  • Derek Martin
  • Eboni-Rose Thompson
  • Emily Chong
  • Jesse Barba
  • Jessica Anderson
  • Jocelyn McDaniel
  • John Qua
  • Karen Kolivoski
  • Kevin Wenzel
  • Khadijah Williams
  • Meheret "Mimi" Woldeyohannes
  • Nairobi Cratic
  • Nichole Hill

2018

  • Alex Berger
  • Alexa Damis-Wulff
  • Alicia Molt-West
  • Amanda Mims
  • Brent Johnson
  • Charlyn Stanberry
  • Desiree Luckey
  • Israel Nery
  • Jack Britton
  • Jesse Vogel
  • Jessica Pinckney
  • Manisha Gupta
  • Mara D'Amico
  • Monae White
  • Sanford Keith
  • Sara Barber
  • Talisha Rice

2017

  • Joe Flarida
  • Abby Walsh
  • Akash Tharani
  • Amadi Anene
  • Andy Smith
  • Ashley Fox
  • Bernadette Hobson
  • Bernice Butler
  • Erin Carhart
  • Harry Krejsa
  • Jared Brown
  • Jessica Smith
  • Maryam Janani
  • Meredith L. Howell
  • Mike Schoengold
  • Savannah Fox
  • Scott Astrada
  • Shakir Cannon-Moye
  • Tricia Bruckbauer
  • Yesenia Chavez

2016

  • Ayanna Williams
  • Barrington Little
  • Bryan Thomas
  • Catherine (Cat) Fish
  • Chelsea Wilson
  • David Reyes
  • Emily Wirzba
  • Frank Broomell
  • Gabi Porter
  • Golda Philip
  • Irene Lin
  • Jessie Ritter
  • Joe Banez
  • John Tannous
  • Jose L. Plaza
  • Lauryn Nwankpa
  • Mary Kennelly
  • Michelle Moses-Eisenstein
  • Shiwali Patel
  • Stephen Harrington

2015

  • Adam Duffy
  • Andrew Simpson
  • Brandon Gray
  • Brendon Gehrke
  • Catharine Bellinger
  • Chris LaTondresse
  • Christopher Suarez
  • Clayton Keir
  • David Street
  • David Heifetz
  • Dylan Nicole de Kervor
  • Jason Andrean
  • Jheanelle Wilkins
  • Jon Mandel
  • Joseph Kitchen
  • Kyle Williams
  • Lena Bell
  • Lorella Praeli
  • Melissa Cantrell
  • Preethi Nampoothiri
  • Sheila Isong
  • Tangelina Loftin

2014

  • Ali Rodway
  • Angelo Mathay
  • Carey Hogg
  • Carolyn Florey
  • Charlie Cummings
  • Claire Morel
  • Emilia Gutierrez
  • Emily Burns
  • Farah Ahmad
  • Imran Mahmud
  • Jarrod Loadholt
  • Josh Dickson
  • Kacey Wulff
  • LaToya Egwuekwe-Smith
  • Lauren Belive
  • Lauren Underwood
  • Luke Squire
  • Maria Town
  • Melanie Bates
  • Racine Harris
  • Sam Sepah
  • Stanley Hardy
  • Tristan Wilkerson

2013

  • Andy Rabens
  • Ayofemi Kirby
  • Bonnie Kwon
  • Brianne Burger
  • Catherine Murray
  • Christina Henderson
  • Christopher Torres
  • Curtis Johnson
  • Emily Morrison
  • Jack Huerter
  • Jason Tengco
  • Kate O'Gorman
  • Katherine Martinez
  • Kiva Wilson
  • Matt Martin
  • Rajesh Nayak
  • Reema Dodin
  • Ryan J. Evans
  • Sam Drzymala
  • Sujata Bhat
  • Tyler Frisbee
  • Yuh Wen Ling

2012

  • Ahmed Bhadelia
  • Arpitha Peteru
  • Benjamin Swig
  • Brian Lucas
  • Clare Bresnahan English
  • Damara Catlett
  • Deanne Titus
  • Jamie Long
  • Jesse Lynch
  • Keo Chea
  • Mariel Lim
  • Matt Kaplan
  • Michael Heslin
  • Nate Byer
  • Rachel Colyer
  • Richard Fowler
  • Robin Powers
  • Taha Gaya
  • Talana Lattimer
  • Waiching Wong
  • Wilfred Codrington

2011

  • Alec Johnson
  • Ariel Jacobs
  • Chime Asonye
  • Christy Girotti
  • Donald Lathbury
  • Ehsan Zaffar
  • Emily Norman
  • Gregory Cendana
  • Heidi Nel
  • Helen Adeosun
  • James Faeh
  • Jessica Singleton
  • Lacey Maffettone
  • Lindsay Torrico
  • Melissa Sullivan
  • Michael Passante
  • Nelly Nieblas
  • Teddy Miller
  • Tony Johnson
  • Zachary Ellis

2010

  • Alexander Lofton
  • Andrew Albertso
  • Awais Khaleel
  • Chris Hook
  • Dar Vanderbeck
  • Eric Mill
  • Erin Mazursky
  • Jacqueline Green
  • Jeffrey Richardson
  • Jennifer McCloskey
  • Jeremy Crandall
  • John Brougher
  • Lina Musayev
  • Lindsay Randall
  • Lindsey Miller
  • Maryam Jamshidi
  • Michelle Kobler
  • Travis Moore
  • Will Jenkins

2009

  • A. Angelique Roche
  • Ashley Stover
  • Avi Zevin
  • Caitlin Howarth
  • Cameron French
  • Clay West
  • David Joseph
  • Farid Ben Amor
  • Janessa Goldbeck
  • Kate Brandt
  • Mariana Marques
  • Mike Simmons
  • Mike Traxinger
  • Noah Cuttler
  • Sabrina Hersi Issa
  • Scott Winship
  • Steven Lubot