Senior Director, Program Operations, Design, and Evaluation
Ariela Rosenberg Brafman is a results-oriented nonprofit manager and team leader who is passionate about using data, systems, and collaboration to improve lives. As the Senior Director of Program Operations, Design, and Evaluation at Read Ahead, Ariela oversees a reading-based mentorship program for underserved NYC public school students. Ariela spent five years at the Taproot Foundation prior to Read Ahead designing and strengthening programs that provide critical pro bono consulting services to thousands of nonprofits across the U.S.
She holds a B.A. in Economics and Political Science from Columbia University, a Master of Public Administration from NYU Wagner, and held graduate internships at the White House Office of Management and Budget and the Clinton Global Initiative. Ariela lives in Riverdale, New York with her husband and their two children.