Current Fellows2018-09-21T12:24:07+00:00

Current Fellows

Class of 2018

Harry Budisidharta
Harry BudisidhartaCEO, Asian Pacific Development Center
While Harry Budisidharta is relatively new in his position as CEO of Asian Pacific Development Center (APDC), he is not new to the organization. Read more.
Ara Cruz
Ara CruzCo-Founder and Executive Director, Café Cultura
Born and raised in Denver, Ara Cruz is a Xicano/Indigenous (Nahua/Genizaro Tiwa) spoken word artist, educator, and organizer who finds himself standing on the shoulders of those women and men who have struggled to maintain traditions and dignity. Read more.
Yoal Ghebremeskel
Yoal GhebremeskelCo-Founder & Executive Director, Street Fraternity
Yoal Ghebremeskel was born and raised in Eritrea, East Africa. At the age of 12 he emigrated with his family to the United States and Denver become his home. Read more.
Deidre Johnson
Deidre JohnsonCEO and Executive Director, The Center for African American Health
Deidre Johnson is the CEO and Executive Director of The Center for African-American Health. Read more.
Isabel McDevitt
Isabel McDevittExecutive Director, Bridge House
Isabel McDevitt has served as Executive Director of Bridge House since March of 2012. Read more.

Class of 2017

Lauren Arnold
Lauren ArnoldExecutive Director, The Adoption Exchange
Lauren Arnold has been Executive Director of The Adoption Exchange since January 2014. Read more.
Kimberle “Kim” Easton
Kimberle “Kim” EastonPresident & CEO, National Sports Center for the Disabled
Kim Easton became President & CEO of National Sports Center for the Disabled in March 2017. Prior to this role, Kim served as CEO of Urban Peak and Colorado Bright Beginnings. Read more.
Michael Henry
Michael HenryExecutive Director, Co-founder, Lighthouse Writers Workshop
Michael Henry currently serves as Executive Director of Lighthouse Writers Workshop, where he also teaches poetry, memoir and essay workshops. Read more.
Nina Martinez
Nina MartinezExecutive Director, Street’s Hope
Nina began serving in the Colorado nonprofit sector in 2007, advocating for victims of crime through The Denver Center for Crime Victims, where she also gained experience in social enterprise through The Translation & Interpreting Center. Read more.
Louise Martorano
Louise MartoranoExecutive Director, RedLine
Louise began her work connecting contemporary art and community when she began volunteering for the Museum of Contemporary Art|Denver in 2005. Read more.