Libby oversees the strategic direction of all programming of the Nest Foundation, working closely with staff members and partners to develop and implement evidence-based prevention education programs that address the complex factors underlying sexual violence and exploitation. Libby is a filmmaker who uses art as a vehicle to bridge gaps and provide access to places and people that would otherwise not converge or be seen. Building on her successful film, PLAYGROUND (produced by George Clooney, Steven Soderbergh and Abigail Disney), Libby founded Nest as a nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing sexual exploitation and violence against children.
Alison joined Nest as the Program & Administrative Coordinator in the spring of 2021. She brings with her a decade of nonprofit administration experience, both in the arts sector and most recently as Program Coordinator for a NYC-based law & policy NGO. A non-profit theater producer for five years, she has worked both on- and off-Broadway, regionally, and at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, producing festivals, fundraisers, and educational events. She oversees administration at Nest, facilitating organizational systems, managing development and outreach, and providing team support cross-programmatically. In her free time she can be found traveling, reading tarot, and gigging around NYC and the Catskills in her folk-rock band.
Kamilah Antoine is an education and mental wellness professional that has served students for over 20 years. Her experience has included working within small and large school districts and supporting schools with organizations like, Big Brothers Big Sisters and Military Child Education Coalition. Additionally, Kamilah is the founder of Positively Devoted Life, LLC, where she is a Personal Development Coach and Consultant. Kamilah’s approach to supporting the well-being of students is grounded in her work as a school counselor for most of her career. Prioritizing Solution-Focused methodology and Positive Psychology, is what keeps Kamilah optimistic on what’s to come for our future learners. As the Outreach & Program Manager for Nest, Kamilahs’ focus is not to simply share our mission, but to activate a mindset shift in the adults that teach, impact, and influence our students.
Corianna joined the Nest curriculum team in 2016, bringing both research and practical expertise in the development of evidence-informed interventions. She consults on curriculum design and evaluation, ensuring that Nest’s approach aligns with evidence-based best practices from the research literature and that evaluation measures are reliable, valid, and able to capture the outcomes of greatest importance to understand the program’s impact. Corianna is a psychology fellow at the Yale School of Medicine and a doctoral candidate in applied psychology at New York University. Her program of research focuses on trauma and the role of institutions and society in the wellbeing of individuals. As part of this work, Corianna develops, implements, and evaluates novel, trauma- and evidence-informed interventions that seek to simultaneously (1) prevent harm, and (2) promote equality and wellbeing.
Creative dreamer, tech savvy designer and world traveler based in Germany, Courtney has been designing for Nest since 2014, overseeing Nest’s visual storytelling across all mediums. Equipped with a decade of creative expertise, blending the best of corporate and start-up culture, Courtney brings to Nest a mix of left-brain, right-brain fun and organization.
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