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National Advisory Board

ADDISON ALTHOLZ
Development Assistant, Friends of UNFPA

Addison Altholz is a passionate supporter of sexual and reproductive rights. She works in fundraising and development at Friends of UNFPA, a non-profit that supports the work of the United Nations reproductive health and rights agency. Over the past ten years, she has worked for various health, education, and housing-focused organizations, mostly in New Orleans and San Francisco. While in New Orleans, she was deeply affected by the absence of access to basic reproductive healthcare and accurate sex education in the South. This experience inspired her career path and also her unwavering support for Answer. Addison is also a founding member of the Mobilization Cabinet at Women Deliver, a leading international reproductive rights advocacy group. She received her BA in Sociology from Tulane University and currently resides in Brooklyn.

 

 

SUSAN HRABCHAK - Board Chair
Sex Education Advocate

Susan Hrabchak has been a long-time supporter and advocate for Answer. Her involvement began with the intersection of Answer and her organization of educational lectures for Princeton Common Ground (a consortium of sixteen private schools in the Princeton area). In addition she hosted numerous fundraisers and Answer "Get to know us" events in and around New Jersey. As a result of a recent move to Omaha, Nebraska she looks forward to supporting Answer's ability to improve sex education in the Midwest as well as Nationally. Susan obtained her bachelor's degree in psychology and sociology at Villanova University. She was an Employee Benefit Manager of Administration and Senior Account Executive for Unum Insurance Company for more than a decade. In 2012, she received her Professional Certificate in Genealogical Research from Boston University. She is currently a professional genealogist in addition to a docent at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium. In her free time she enjoys running marathons, climbing mountains and competing in Ironman triathlons with her husband, Rick and their four children.

 

KRYSTIE MAK
Senior Strategist, Landor

Krystie Mak is a branding professional who enjoys helping companies activate positive change. Her interest in sexual health advocacy began when she was a course facilitator for UC Berkeley's largest student-run public health seminar. She also provided peer counseling, hosted workshops, and conducted campus outreach through UC Berkeley's Sexual Health Education Program. During her 9 to 5, Krystie works at Landor, a global brand consultancy. In her 5 to 9, she is the Co-founder and Chief Creative Officer of Slant’d, a media company that celebrates Asian American identity through personal storytelling. Krystie holds a dual degree in Business and Public Health from UC Berkeley.

 

 

 

MAI RATAKONDA
Attorney, Planned Parenthood Federation of America

Mai Ratakonda is a staff attorney at Planned Parenthood Federation of America's Public Policy Litigation and Law Department. While at PPFA, Ms. Ratakonda has been involved in numerous cases that have an impact women’s access to reproductive health services across the country, including challenging an admitting privileges requirement for abortion providers in Alabama, Texas’s attempt to terminate Planned Parenthood from Medicaid, and a contracted physician requirement for medication abortion providers in Arkansas. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband, dog and cat.

 

 

KEHINDE TOGUN
Senior Director, The Arkin Group

Kehinde A. Togun is a senior director at The Arkin Group, a New York-based business intelligence firm. He was previously the Deputy Director of PartnersGlobal’s Sub-Saharan Africa team where he led the portfolio of governance and security programs on the continent. Prior to joining Partners, he worked at the National Democratic Institute (NDI) with stints on the Eurasia, Middle East and North Africa, and Southern and East Africa teams. Kehinde also served as the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer for NDI in Iraq; and during Nigeria’s 2011 elections, he trained and advised civil society in the Niger Delta as they monitored the electoral process. In 2007, Kehinde worked with the Rwanda-based Imbuto Foundation, writing a guide for parents on how to talk to children about sex and conducting a national evaluation of the First Lady’s public health campaign,
“Treat Every Child as Your Own.” In high school, Kehinde was a member of Sex Etc.'s teen editorial board.