Our Team

Meet our Artisans

 

Re:new Artisans are refugee women who have who have survived war, persecution, or political conflict and have resettled in the United States.
Re:new provides free training and flexible employment to refugee women from different countries.

Since our founding in 2009, Re:new has served over 150 refugee women from all over the world. 

                           

 

Dim- Burma

 

 

Farida- Georgia

 

 

Jalila- Sudan

 

Karin- Eritrea

 

Nigora- Uzbekistan

 

Khuang- Burma

 

Lun- Burma

 

Za- Burma

While we do have other Artisans on our team, we are unable to share their information due to privacy.

 

 

Meet our Staff

 

 

Kristi Helgeson (Zboncak)

Executive Director

   

 

Josefina Rengifo Guadarrama

Artisan Program Director

 

Cheryl Sorenson

Sales & Marketing Director

 

 

 

 

Meet our Board of Directors

 

 

Karen Poulos

Chair 

 

 

Anthony Halpin

Treasurer

Chicago Partners Wealth Advisors

 

 

Brittany Fellowes

Secretary 

Fellowes Brands

 

 

Diana O'Brien

Director

 

Bradford Sledge

Director

RLG International

 

 

Lauren Whaley

Director

The Codilis Family of Firms