Our Team

we are a small but mighty team working to empower immigrant and refugee women and girls

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  Pamela Zeller,   Executive Director   pzeller@womenofwise.org  Pamela Zeller has a long history of nonprofit work starting in her college years at Macalester College. She has worked for social justice issues involving migrant farm workers health, Central Americans seeking political asylum, victims/survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, bilingual education and charter schools, at-risk youth, elder abuse, and many other intersectional issues of oppression. Pamela is first generation born in the U.S. on her father’s side and is proud of her Mestiza ethnicity and culture.  She has over thirty years of nonprofit management and development experience and shares this experience with other organizations through her nonprofit management company, Zeller Solutions. Her experience in all facets of nonprofit work: direct service provider, program developer, fundraiser, financial manager, strategic planner, and facilitator informs her work with WISE and other nonprofits.

Pamela Zeller, Executive Director

pzeller@womenofwise.org

Pamela Zeller has a long history of nonprofit work starting in her college years at Macalester College. She has worked for social justice issues involving migrant farm workers health, Central Americans seeking political asylum, victims/survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, bilingual education and charter schools, at-risk youth, elder abuse, and many other intersectional issues of oppression. Pamela is first generation born in the U.S. on her father’s side and is proud of her Mestiza ethnicity and culture.

She has over thirty years of nonprofit management and development experience and shares this experience with other organizations through her nonprofit management company, Zeller Solutions. Her experience in all facets of nonprofit work: direct service provider, program developer, fundraiser, financial manager, strategic planner, and facilitator informs her work with WISE and other nonprofits.

  Pakou Khang,   Communications & Development Coordinator/AmeriCorps VISTA   pkhang@womenofwise.org  After graduating from St. Olaf College with a BA in English and Asian Studies, Pakou completed a year of AmeriCorps in Early Childhood Development work and then went on to serve two years as an English Teacher in Peace Corps Thailand. There, she not only helped develop the English curriculum, but she also facilitated leadership, life skills, and gender equity sessions with Thai youths. Pakou is passionate about gender empowerment, working with underrepresented communities, and learning about different cultures!

Pakou Khang, Communications & Development Coordinator/AmeriCorps VISTA

pkhang@womenofwise.org

After graduating from St. Olaf College with a BA in English and Asian Studies, Pakou completed a year of AmeriCorps in Early Childhood Development work and then went on to serve two years as an English Teacher in Peace Corps Thailand. There, she not only helped develop the English curriculum, but she also facilitated leadership, life skills, and gender equity sessions with Thai youths. Pakou is passionate about gender empowerment, working with underrepresented communities, and learning about different cultures!

 
 
 

Our Board

 
 

Aleksandra Alcheva
Chair

Rebecca Khankari
Secretary

Sajya Singh
Treasurer

Tedla Kefene
Member

Najat Hamza                                                                      Member