Elyse Mara

Elyse Mara

Executive and Development Assistant, [email protected], (212) 219-1800 ext. 243

As Executive and Development Assistant, Elyse Mara supports the Executive Director on program and operations, works with the Development team on fundraising and events, and serves as a liaison to the Board of Directors.  Before joining Lawyers Alliance in 2023, Elyse worked with Damayan Migrant Workers Association, serving Filipino migrant workers and labor trafficking survivors. During her senior year of college, she supported the programs, membership, and communications activities as a part-time organizer and Database Management Coordinator. Upon graduation, she transitioned to a full-time Grants & Fundraising Coordinator. Elyse graduated from Barnard College in 2022 with a B.A. in Urban Studies and Public Health with a minor in Latin American Studies.

Pronouns: she/they

Favorite New York City spot: Flushing Meadows Park