Young Friends Steering Committee

The mission of Young Friends is to support and advance KIPP Philadelphia Schools as it strives to create and sustain an exceptional school system for the most underserved communities in Philadelphia. 

The Young Friends Steering Committee seeks engaged professionals to become champions for KIPP Philadelphia and join us. The target demographic for the Committee is a diverse group of young professionals in the greater Philadelphia area. Learn more about member expectations and how to apply.

2015-16 Steering Committee

Jerry Davidse, Chair
Merrill Lynch, Senior Vice President

Julia Cadwallender
Director of Student Support, KIPP Philadelphia Elementary Academy

Rachel Collins
Philadelphia District Attorney's Office, Assistant District Attorney

Lindsay Czacharowski
Accenture, Strategy Consultant

Lara Falusi
Comcast, Strategic Business Planning Director

Anna Hamilton Kanze
Grassroots Capital Management PBC, Investment and Social Performance Manager

Meredith Hartman
Bella Bridesmaids Philadelphia, Owner

Christian Hartranft
Franklin & Marshall College, Executive Assistant to the President

Robert Bruce Hill
Risk Advisory at Pine Hill Group, Senior Associate

Akbar Hossain
University of Pennsylvania Law School, JD Candidate

Kate Pichola Ineson
Vanguard, Project Manager, Personal Advisor Client Experience Team

Terezia Urban
Thomas Jefferson University, Graduate Student