Stephen Lewis Foundation staff

Foundation Staff

  • Zahra Mohamed — Interim Executive Director
  • Ilana Landsberg-Lewis — Co-Founder & Senior Advisor to the Board (Click here to read more)


  • Margaret Wright — Senior Director of Operations
  • Alex Gillis — Director of Communications
  • Esther Vise — Director of Finance
  • Leah Teklemariam  Director of Programmes
  • Ylber Kusari — Director of Development


  • Beth Bowers — Media and Communications Manager
  • Brinda Goswami — Donations Processing Manager
  • Healy Thompson — Community Campaigns and Strategic Initiatives Manager
  • Leah Odle-Benson — Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Manager
  • Mary Higgins — Programmes Partnerships Manager
  • Monica Ganatra — Finance and Accounting Manager
  • Sarah Dopp — Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign Manager
  • Sarah Layton — Office and Event Logistics Manager
  • Stephanie Peddle — Individual Giving Manager

For more information about the complete team, please contact us at:


Looking forward and into the light: LGBTQ refugees share stories in photo exhibit May 8, 2019

Cassandra Szklarski, The Canadian Press, National Post

Vuyiseka Dubula-Majola: Stellies Africa Centre director a recipient of Franco-German prize November 23, 2018

Staff Writer / South Africa, Cape Times

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Solidarity Cycle 2019 September 8, 2019

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