Our Team


Danika Dellor, President and CEO

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Danika Dellor, the Executive Director of WANDA, brings a wealth of executive and fundraising experience accumulated over many years working with various growth-based nonprofit organizations. Her track record includes cultivating and sustaining philanthropic relations with foundations, donors, government agencies, and civic organizations. Danika’s expertise extends to establishing organizational policy, strategy, and program design in the fields of education, arts, health, and human services.

As a native San Franciscan, Danika’s personal background adds a profound connection to her work in fulfilling WANDA’s mission. Raised by a single mother, she intimately understands many of the challenges faced by the communities WANDA serves. This firsthand experience fuels her dedication and commitment to making a positive impact on the lives of mothers and children through WANDA’s initiatives.

Jennifer Advani, Director of Programs

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Jennifer has been with WANDA for eight years and has successfully built recruitment partnerships over the years. She is a dedicated professional, directly engaging with our WANDA moms, supporting them throughout their program journey, and taking the lead in program evaluation and enhancement. 

Prior to WANDA, Jennifer worked in program and project management for local nonprofits involved in a variety of causes, including literacy, medical research, and education for more than a decade. Her expertise in assessing program effectiveness has allowed her to implement strategic improvements, ensuring maximum impact. 

Jennifer feels fortunate to be working to further WANDA’s goals of providing support and empowerment to mothers and children through education and investment. Before her nonprofit career, she also gained valuable experience as a teacher in France and in the private sector.

Blanca Medina, Curriculum Facilitator

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A huge congratulations to one of our amazing Alumnas Blanca Medina for recently facilitating WANDA’s new Financial Literacy class focused on budgeting. 

We are thrilled to announce that she will be the lead facilitator for our next partnership cohort with MidPen Housing Corp, scheduled for fall 2023. Blanca will be WANDA’s first facilitator to offer our full curriculum in Spanish. Learn more about Blanca and her accomplishments >>

Jessica Osterhout, Communications Officer

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Jessica is an accomplished and passionate Marketing Manager with over nine years of experience. In addition to full time work, she provides social media, graphic design, and website management services to nonprofit organizations as a contractor.

For as long as she can remember, she’s wanted to create wonderful things. Jessica has been writing ever since she composed her first poem in kindergarten. She has offered both freelance and non-professional graphic design in her spare time.

Board of Directors


Luba Kipnis, Founder

Susan Kokores, Founder