Molly Lepeska
Director of Communications

After trying out the fields of business, government, academia and television production, Molly Lepeska has been working in the field of public health communications for over a decade. Since 2010 she has served as the Director of Communications for AYUDA. Prior to that she worked for over five years for the World AIDS Campaign in Amsterdam collaborating on global mobilization campaigns and related advocacy tools. Molly has a Master's Degree in Life Science Communications from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Molly has been living with Type 1 diabetes since 1999.

Stephanie Boyle
Director of Volunteers

Stephanie grew up in Brooklyn, NY and recently graduated from Bates College where she studied Psychology, History and Public Health. While at Bates she volunteered as a tutor and mentor at an afterschool homework help program in a nearby housing community where she realized her desire to work with youth. Before finding AYUDA her junior year, Stephanie spent two summers working as an intern for public health non-profit organizations. In 2012 Stephanie joined AYUDA as a volunteer in Ecuador and served as a volunteer mentor in the Dominican Republic for the Campo Amigo program the following summer. Stephanie subsequently joined AYUDA as a full time staff member and now works to support volunteers through the different programs. She is excited to continue working with AYUDA to empower youth.


2016 Volunteer Program Associates & Mentors

Melanie Goldring
(Volunteer Program Associate, Campo Amgio Dominicano; Volunteer Mentor, En El Camino)

Jon Stein
(Volunteer Program Associate, En El Camino)

Peninah Benjamin
(Volunteer Mentor, Campo Amigo Dominicano & En El Camino)

Hannah Cheney
(Volunteer Mentor, Campo Amigo Dominicano)

Francesca Davis
(Volunteer Mentor in Training, Campo Amigo Dominicano)

Will Epperson
(Volunteer Mentor in Training, Campo Amigo Dominicano; Volunteer Mentor, En El Camino)

Kelsey Luchey
(Volunteer Mentor, En El Camino)