Our Team


Danika Dellor

Danika Dellor

Executive Director

Danika brings more than fifteen years of executive and fundraising experience to her role as Executive Director of WANDA through her past work with a variety of growth-based nonprofit organizations. She has a successful record of cultivating and sustaining philanthropic relations with foundations, donors, government and civic agencies. Through her experience, she has established organizational policy and strategy for a variety of nonprofits in the fields of education, arts, health and human services. A native San Franciscan, Danika was raised by a single mother and feels especially connected to her work fulfilling WANDA’s mission.
Jennifer Advani

Jennifer Advani

Program Manager

Jennifer has worked for more than a decade in program and project management in local nonprofits involved in a variety of causes, including literacy, medical research, and education. She feels fortunate to be working to further WANDA’s goals of providing support and empowerment to mothers and children through education and investment. Prior to working in the nonprofit sector, she worked as a teacher in France and in the private sector.
Sonya Banks

Sonya Banks

Administrative Assistant

Sonya is a seasoned Administrative Assistant with an extensive background in executive administration from her tenure with the City of San Francisco. In addition to her duties as an administrative assistant, Sonya is also an active member of Fellowship Church, whereas she volunteers her time serving meals to local homeless and underprivileged residents.  She put her heart and soul into everything she does.

Governance Council

  • Elizabeth Ronn, Chair
  • Corinne Augustine
  • Jana Cain
  • Glowe Chang
  • Dianne Giancarlo (Co-Founder)
  • Wanda Kownacki
  • Jessica Lazar
  • Diane Russell