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About Us


Yetubnesh Chakle, Operations Director


Born in Sudan and raised in Columbus, Ohio, Yetubnesh earned a degree from the Art Institute of New York City and most recently worked in the fields of education, the arts and on behalf of Black immigrants.  A self-proclaimed coffee connoisseur, she supports local coffee shops and is fond of tasting different blends. 


Yetubnesh joined the van Ameringen Foundation as its acting Grants and Operations Manager in December 2021. She spearheads the Foundation’s grants administration and operational functions including finance and systems infrastructure. 

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