May 7, 2017

Meet the Team

Julia Baum
Wellness Consultant

Julia Baum is a licensed psychotherapist who works with individuals to overcome struggles such as low self-esteem, work/life imbalance, and fear of failure to help them reach their full potential. Her practice integrates modern, evidence-based therapy with ancient wisdom, mindfulness-based techniques, and existential philosophy. She holds an MSEd in Mental Health Counseling from Fordham University and a BFA from the School of Visual Arts. Julia's private practice is in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY. 

Amanda Dresen

Amanda was drawn to New York for a career in Fashion from her native Wisconsin and stayed for the ambiance. As a technical designer, she is constantly problem solving and patterning. Amanda runs to clear her mind, ease her stress, keep her body healthy, and most of all, to eat snacks. Books and grammar have always been an important part of her life. She fills her heart with family and friends while always searching for ways to help others.

Christina Natividad Pagan
Operations Coordinator

Christina is a native New Yorker, growing up in Queens. Christina loves traveling and has lived in Manila, Medellin, Chicago, London and Madrid. She also has taken part in volunteer trips to Peru and South Africa. Christina tries to give back as much as possible by volunteering and mentoring. Christina attended Barnard College studying sociology and economics, and attended graduate school in London studying social research. Currently, she works in the international development sector and previously has worked in the education sector within evaluation and research.  

Elizabeth Windham

Ellie has experience in volunteer coordination, event planning, fundraising and program implementation for educational and poverty alleviation nonprofit organizations. Prior to completing her master’s degree, she spent 9 months volunteering in Nepal as an English teacher. Ellie served as a consultant in Nepal for Matthew 25 Ministries as part of the earthquake relief liaising with local Nepalese partners. Now currently, she's working at a tech company for a business education program. Her passion in life is providing educational and learning opportunities for the under-served. Ellie has her MA in International Education from New York University and BA in International Studies from West Virginia Wesleyan College. In her spare time, she enjoys volunteering and running.