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About WF

Executive Director
Edgar Ndjatou

Edgar Ndjatou has expertise in directing all aspects of programs for a national organization educating workers and their advocates and promoting worker-friendly public policy. He is the media lead for Workplace Fairness and provides expert commentary to mainstream and digital media on a wide variety of workplace topics, including sexual harassment, workplace privacy and employment discrimination. Ndjatou also advises the organization on website strategy and content as well as oversees WF's Content Licensing for Legal Websites program.

Ndjatou’s previous experience includes practicing employment law for nine years, including co-managing his own law firm. As an employment lawyer, Ndjatou represented employees in the federal, nonprofit and private sectors, in all phases of administrative proceedings and lawsuits involving claims under federal, state and local employment laws. Ndjatou is the Founding Principal of Officium, LLC. He provides consulting services for individuals and organizations in the following areas: personal career, human resources, administrative and management. Ndjatou has degrees from American University Washington College of Law and Brandeis University

Resource Development
and Advancement Director

Lori Shuster

Lori Shuster is the CEO and Founder of Throw Like a Woman, Social Impact Services (TLAW) that aids under-represented communities by providing resources to unique nonprofits and social sector projects. She has expertise in nonprofit management, cause marketing, communications, resource development and operations. Lori provided management, communications, event and organizational development services through TLAW. She served as the Director of Communications and Operations for Golden Slipper and the Jewish Community Relations Council of the Greater Miami Federation.

Lori explored her academic, political and communal interests through her work with the American Jewish community as the Director of Special Projects for AJC. Lori has extensive academic and leadership training, receiving her undergraduate education at Johns Hopkins University and her graduate training at Cornell and Yale University. Lori serves on the advisory board for the Philadelphia Fashion Incubator and Twist Out Cancer. Lori is proud to have led TLAW to win a Social Innovations Award in Social Mobility and Community Impact.

Legal Content Manager
Kathy Heldman

As the Legal Content Manager, Kathy Heldman is responsible for managing material on the Workplace Fairness website as well as publishing content regarding cutting-edge workplace issues for blogs, action alerts, newsletters, social media and other web-based communications. She has 25 years of experience in marketing and communications senior leadership positions with national education management organizations. Kathy has also worked for nonprofit organizations in the areas of community outreach, development and consulting. She earned a Juris Doctor from Syracuse University College of Law and a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from the University of Michigan.

Communicatons Manager
Alayya Arrison

Alayya Arrison serves as the Communications Manager at Workplace Fairness and holds a diverse background in non-profit communications and development. Alayya holds a bachelor's degree from Immaculata University and a Master of Science in Communication from Syracuse University. In her role at WF, she will be responsible for managing the organization's social media, newsletter and blog communications.

Alexis Cook

Alexis Cook is the President of WSC Associates, LLP (WSC), a woman-owned minority small business located in Prince Georges County, Maryland.  Since 2004, WSC has provided management services in the areas of administration, bookkeeping, events, membership, and human resources which has created stability and continuity for the infrastructures of nonprofits and small businesses.

Alexis spent 20 years working in Corporate prior to resigning from her last place of employment, Ernst & Young, where she was responsible for managing and professionally developing 22 Administrative Assistants accomplishments include writing and implementing policies and procedures for world-wide organizations, developing and monitoring budgets between $100K-$5M, creating and maintaining a variety of databases, creating presentations and company newsletters, and developing and implementing administrative training programs.

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