Jessica Wanamaker, Executive Director

Jessica Wanamaker brings a strong background in non-profit management plus successful fundraising. A pro-active and accomplished Executive Director and fundraiser with over 8+ years in national and local culture/arts and community not for profit organizations in London and New York. She is passionate about the ability of the arts to transform lives through participation.



Afiya Williams, Program Director

Afiya joined the Josephine Herrick Project team from a background in education, art and community events. Her prior and current experiences range from working with national youth leaders in volunteerism to coordinating professional development training with NYC DOE Principals and Assistant Principals to facilitating social justice after school curriculum to high school aged students. Afiya is also an emerging artist working with photography and filmmaking to create works that reflect her interest in social justice.