Barbara Ann Luttrell serves as Director of Communications and Marketing for Planned Parenthood Southeast (PPSE). In this role, she leads all internal and external communications efforts for the organization. Prior to joining PPSE, Barbara Ann served as one half of the communications and development department at The Task Force for Global Health, the fourth largest nonprofit in the U.S.
Before that, Barbara Ann served in Porter Novelli’s Health and Social Impact practice. During her time at Porter Novelli, she gained experience in strategic planning and research, expository writing, traditional and digital media, event planning and logistics, partnership development, and campaign evaluation. She has served as a public relations specialist to dozens of diverse public health organizations and agencies, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Office on Women’s Health. Early in her career, Barbara Ann worked for the Permitting and Compliance division of NASA’s Environmental Program Branch, calculating NASA’s annual carbon dioxide emissions and developing a new website.
Barbara Ann studied at both Cambridge University and University of Paris and has a degree in Political Science with a minor in French from Auburn University.
Zunera Mirza, Vice President and Events Chair
Zunera Mirza is a Research Dissemination Specialist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Zunera graduated from Bryn Mawr College with a dual degree in Biology and Psychology in 2005. After graduation, she moved to Tokyo for a research position and spent some time in Asia before returning to the United States to work at the Philadelphia Department of Public Health. After 2 years at the local health level, Zunera moved to Atlanta where she received her MPH from Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health.
Zunera spends a lot of her free time travelling, playing with the Emory gamelan ensemble, and having bake-offs against her husband Isaac.
Paige Edeburn, Treasurer
Senior Director-Education; United Way of Greater Atlanta
Stephanie Carey Yeargan, Development Chair
Stephanie Carey Yeargan serves as Resource Development Planning and Implementation Director at Habitat for Humanity International. Stephanie acts in a chief of staff capacity for the Senior Vice President, Development in this role.
Prior to joining Habitat, Stephanie was Special Assistant to the Vice President- Program, Partnerships and Learning at CARE USA where she first started in a grants management position. Stephanie interned in Programs Development at The Carter Center during the summer of 2014.
From 2011 to 2013 Stephanie served as an Math Educator with Peace Corps Ghana which bridged her past experience in supply chain software consulting with her future work in nonprofit organization management.
Stephanie holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a Master of Business Administration from Kennesaw State University, where she was a Paul D. Coverdell Fellow.
Meagan Clem Martz, Board Member
Meagan Clem Martz is a Senior Associate Director of Development at The Carter Center. In her prior role as Prospect Research Analyst, her analytical reporting guided multiple development teams as they designed their fundraising strategies and resulted in the creation of an additional department at the Center. At RWN, Meagan provides strategic guidance and support for fundraising.
Prior to joining The Carter Center, Meagan worked as an International Trade Program Coordinator for the Georgia Department of Economic Development and as a consultant for the Georgia Tech Research Institute.
Meagan has a master's degree in International Affairs and a bachelor's degree in International Affairs and Japanese from the Georgia Institute of Technology. As a student, she studied in Japan and Thailand and conducted her graduate field work on women's empowerment through local conservation efforts in Belize and Guatemala.
Latifa Moosajee, Board Member
Latifa Mossajee was born and raised in Nairobi, Kenya. After high school, she moved to London, where she studied to become a Montessori teacher. In 1970, Latifa returned to Nairobi to work at a school for mentally challenged children – the first of its kind in Kenya. In 1972, Latifa and her family immigrated to the United States. Since being in the United States, Latifa has worked as a Montessori teacher, received her MBA, managed her husband’s two pediatric medical practices, and become co-owner of a real-estate company. Currently, Latifa manages commercial real-estate properties in and around Atlanta. She takes the greatest pleasure in her role as grandmother.
Sam Aranson, Board Member
Sam Aranson is a teacher of Government, World Geography, and United States History at Dunwoody High School, through the Dekalb County School District in Atlanta, Georgia. He oversees several social justice student clubs, and roots every aspect of his career around building empathy, awareness, and being an advocate forthose who need a voice. Sam's background is in education, both as a classroom teacher, and as an experiential educator.
Sam's family came to this country four generations ago, fleeing persecution, as refugees themselves. He feels a strong connection between the work that goes on at Refugee Women's Network and his own families stories and experiences.
"Helping our Refugee and Immigrant communities is like helping my own family."