Gift Lwamba

Gift Lwamba

Gift is NYLESA Welcom Group Coordinator I am a Zambian. I arrived in New York in October 2017 as a spouse to a UNICEF staff. Being a UN spouse and having lived in many duty stations, I am grateful to be part of the SC team because it is a space where I am able to...
Amelia Poveda Irles

Amelia Poveda Irles

Amelia is NYLESA Career Support Group Coordinator I am from Spain. My background is in communications, international affairs, education and culture management. I love being part of a great team, helping organizations to create meaningful impact and engagement...
Natalia Chernysh

Natalia Chernysh

Natalia is NYLESA Co-Chair and is in charge of the Membership Team  I am from Russia. I have a Masters in French Language and Literature, and have lived and worked in Saint-Petersburg, and UN’s duty stations in Nairobi and Vienna. I joined NYLESA right upon our...
Olivier Caudron

Olivier Caudron

Olivier Caudron is the host of NYLESA new podcast series Let's Talk about It. He is one of the longest term members  of the Association.   I am from Belgium and have been in New York for 10 years. My passion together with my skills, experiences, and...
Soraya King

Soraya King

Soraya is NYLESA Chair. She co-hosts the podcast series Let's Talk about It.   I am from Zimbabwe. This is our first UN posting - moving to New York straight into the pandemic, NYLESA provided support and focus into the life in this city. NYLESA helped to settle...