Our Team


Natasha Wright


Natasha's day job is managing executive development programs at Google where she arms Google's senior leaders with the tools to navigate ambiguity, and confidently lead their teams through complex challenges. She also leads Colorado's women@Google effort which offers development opportunities, facilitates connections and builds a community of professional women who empower and inspire each other. Natasha has been with Google for 12 years, and previously worked in the nonprofit affordable housing sector in Los Angeles where she also earned Sociology and Urban Planning degrees from UCLA. She and her husband are raising 3 small men in Lafayette, Colorado.

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Laura Stewart

Community Relations Manager

 Laura leads the Community Relations efforts for Chai for Charity.  In this role, she oversees guest, charity and sponsor engagement. She is drawn to the work of Chai for Charity because it allows her to connect closely with people, and share her enthusiasm for the mission with the community at large.

Laura is a massage therapist by trade, and a former elementary school educator. She is a 3rd generation Coloradoan and has been actively involved in boosting local efforts for years.

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Jon Hric

Strategic operations manager

Jon is the Strategic Operations Manager at Chai for Charity. Originally from Philadelphia, Jon has spent the last 7 years living in Chicago, Boston and Thailand. During the day, Jon helps students get the opportunity to study sustainable development abroad. His passion for community development and gender equality started during his time teaching environmental justice in Thailand. During his free time, you might catch him playing ultimate frisbee, at the farmer’s market or in the ceramics studio.


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Chai Advisory Board

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Annie Bloj

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Becca Anzalone

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Jennifer Henderson