Alejandra St. Guillen, President
Mayor’s Office for Immigrant Advancement


Alberto Calvo, Vice President
Stop and Compare Supermarkets


Enoes Andujar, Treasurer
Hyde Square Task Force


Lori Yarvis, Clerk
Archstone Law Group
Michel Bamani 
State Street Corporation 
Yongmei Chen
Eastern Bank 


Wilfrix Cherazard

Community Leader



Doug Clowes
The Clowes Fund


Myrna Guerrero-McCabe
Kayem Foods, Inc. 


Maria Harris
Boston Public Schools,
Department of Adult Education 


Terry Kwan
Tai Tung Realty, Inc.


Todd Lee
Mayor’s Office of Workforce Development



Daphne Paulino Ramos
DPR Consulting


Daniel Sherman
The Boston Foundation







Claudia Green 

Executive Director

Under Claudia’s leadership since 2006, ENB has incorporated and defined itself as a strong, independent organization; developed a high-profile advocacy campaign, re-crafted its grantmaking approach and expanded its reach to serve over 1,200 immigrant adults in the City of Boston. Claudia’s background is in workforce development and community economic development. Prior to joining ENB, much of her work has focused on promoting career advancement for low-skilled workers in the region. She has conducted evaluations and best practice analyses of workforce development programs for youth, and for incumbent and dislocated limited English proficient workers. As Director of the Center for Community Economic Development at the Gaston Institute/University of Massachusetts Boston, a multi-ethnic community-university partnership, Claudia oversaw research and community-based intervention strategies in workforce, small business, and neighborhood development. She has also worked in the employment training field at the community and municipal levels. Claudia holds a Masters’ in City Planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Phone: 617-982-6861


Lee Haller 

Program Manager

As Program Manager for English for New Bostonians (ENB), Lee manages the grantmaking and technical assistance for the project’s 23 adult English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) programs. Before joining ENB and MIRA in 2008, Lee directed the Adult Learning Program of Jamaica Plain Community Centers for 5 years; before that, she worked as an adult ESOL teacher, program manager, and trainer at several Boston adult education programs. Originally from Ithaca, New York, she holds a BA in Medieval Studies from Brown University and a Masters degree in TESOL from Rhode Island College.  

Phone: 617-982-6862




Franklin Peralta 

Campaign Organizer

Franklin leads ENB’s English Works Campaign to promote public and private investment in opportunities for immigrant workers, businesses and the Commonwealth. He works with ENB grantees and other immigrant-serving community organizations, advocacy groups, unions, businesses, and trade associations and others to plan and implement the field organizing strategy and timeline for the Campaign. Prior to joining ENB, Franklin was the Student Counselor at the Adult Learning Program of Jamaica Plain Community Centers, and a researcher and social educator at a cultural center in Santo Domingo, and holds a Masters degree in Qualitative Research in Education for Social Change from the Autonomous University of Santo Domingo.

Phone: 617-982-6863



Kristen Sarkarati

Director of Development and Communications

Kristen develops and executes the fundraising and communications strategies for ENB, including annual giving, special events, foundation and corporate relations. She also oversees public relations, print and digital media. Prior to joining ENB, Kristen was a consultant for 10 years, working with a wide range of nonprofit organizations throughout Massachusetts, including the Joslin Diabetes Center, Justice at Work, the Riverview School, the Schooner Ernestina-Morrissey Association and Sportsmen’s Tennis and Enrichment Center, among many others. In her consultancy, she enjoyed spearheading fundraising projects, such as a $1 million+ revenue-generating gala, as well as leading communications teams on projects such as total re-brands, website launches and media relations activities. She holds a B.A. in English with a Spanish minor from UMass Amherst. Kristen is the Board Chair for the Legal Center for Nonprofits.

Phone: 617-982-6866


Diana Satin
Training and Technical Assistance Coordinator

Diana works closely with ESOL programs that are supported by ENB, providing them with cutting-edge professional development and technology resources, as well as coordinating cohorts of ESOL teachers. Diana has a master’s degree in intercultural relations, with a specialization in teaching ESOL. She has worked in adult basic education since 1994 as a classroom teacher, staff developer, and published author. 

Phone: 617-982-6865




Sora Hameed Alhemayri
Operations and Development Coordinator

Sora manages the daily operations at ENB, including financial transactions, database management and fund development processes. Prior to joining ENB, Sora was an Americorps member. In her home country of Iraq, she was a civil engineer. 

Phone: 617-982-6864



Isabel Allen
Isabel is a student at Boston University majoring in Middle East and North Africa Studies along with International Relations. She plans to focus her studies on national security and foreign policy. Isabel loves to study languages and is minoring in Arabic at BU while also studying Chinese and expanding her fluency in Spanish.
Phone: 617-982-3814