Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girls

Leadership & Staff

Board of Directors

Tiara Jewell (Co-President)
Digital Marketing Manager, Ann Inc. (Ann Taylor LOFT)
Ayo Roach (Co-President) Program Officer, David Rockefeller Fund
Karen Carmody (Treasurer) Certified Public Accountant, MLB Advanced Media
C. Mia Juhng (Vice President) Independent Marketing Professional
Wendy Cole (Secretary)
Director, Maple Street School; co-owner, Flatbush Farm Restaurant
Daphne Brooks
Professor of African American Studies, Theater, and American Studies
Yale University
Rashida Bumbray Independent Curator & Choreographer
LaRonda Davis Vice President/Associate Creative Director, Publicis; President, Black Rock Coalition
Hanna Fox Attorney/Partner, Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.;
Helen Stewart Events and Individual Giving Manager, Equality Now


Karla Schickele Executive Director
Kim Garcia Operations Manager
Rose Thomson Business Director
Ann Paulsen Development Officer

Founders’ Circle

In August, 2004, a small band of dedicated women started talking about setting up a rock camp for girls in New York City. Originally dubbed The Working Group, now known as the Founders’ Circle, these women worked together to make camp happen for the first time on the East Coast. They are:

Maria Cincotta
Ruth Keating Lockwood
Ingrid Dahl
Elizabeth Mitchell
Hanna Fox
Kimberly Perry
Suzanne Grossman
Karla Schickele
Caryn Havlik
Rose Thomson
Arabella Kauffmann