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Benjamin Bellegy
Executive Director

Benjamin Bellegy is the Executive Director at the Worldwide Initiatives for Grantmaker Support (WINGS). He has previously led international programs in a variety of fields such as local civil societies’ strengthening, sustainable development or post-disaster reconstruction. Prior to WINGS, Benjamin was managing international programs at Fondation de France, where he launched and led several pooled funds and collaborations with other foundations and supported philanthropy development in the Global South. He has previously worked for the International Cooperation Agency of Monaco and for several NGOs in Ethiopia, Tunisia and Canada. He also has an extended field knowledge of a number of other countries and regions such as North and West Africa, Haïti, the Philippines and Nepal. He earned a political sciences diploma and a master’s degree in non-profit management from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques of Grenoble, and a master's degree in communication and information sciences from the Stendhal University of Grenoble.
You can find Benjamin on Linkedin here.


Nayara Lima
Administrative & Finance Coordinator

Nayara is the Administrative and Finance Coordinator for WINGS. She is a Civil Engineer and holds a Master’s degree in Controllership and a post-graduate certificate in Investment Management. She has around 10 years of experience in large private companies in Brazil from sectors such as constructions, stock exchange and insurance, and has extensive experience with FP&A routines, strategic and finance analysis. With over 2 years of work experience in the third sector, she has worked in projects contributing to develop social technologies to foster income generation and development of local fragile communities. She has also been engaged in volunteering activities in Brazil and abroad, including engaging in refugee support projects in London – UK and, more recently, in initiatives to foster and enhance women’s empowerment in New York – US.

Contact Nayara if you have questions about WINGS governance or administrative matters. 
You can find Nayara on Linkedin here

Rafaela Sanches
Administrative and Finance Intern

Rafaela is the Administrative and Finance Intern for WINGS. She is a current bachelor student of Public Administration at Fundação Getulio Vargas. During college, she had the opportunity to engage in projects related to social impact businesses and sustainable development. Her interests include social development, sustainability, and human rights.

Contact Rafaela about Finance and Administrative support.

You can find Rafaela on LinkedIn here.


Nadya Hernández
Programs Manager

Nadya is the Programs Manager for WINGS. She's a Social Communicator & Journalist, holds a Master's degree in Communication, Development, and Social Change and completed a post-graduate program in Social Innovation. In 2017 she was a professional fellow of the International Center for Journalists. Since 2008, Nadya has helped national, regional and global organizations to develop strategic partnerships; engage with their networks; plan, implement and evaluate projects; and improve the way they communicate with key stakeholders.

Contact Nadya if you’re interested in learning more about programs, enabling environment issues, Make the Case for Philanthropy, and the #LiftUpPhilanthropy Campaign. 
You can find Nadya on Linkedin here


Bia Mion
Programs Associate

Bia is the Programs Associate for WINGS. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Sciences and Humanities and is currently studying International Relations and Public Policy in the Universidade Federal do ABC - UFABC. Besides philanthropy, her interests include Human Rights issues, especially Women's Rights; and Environmental issues.

Contact Bia about programs support. 
You can find Bia on Linkedin here


Larissa Santos
Programs Assistant

Larissa is the Program's Assistant for WINGS. She holds a bachelor's in Geography from the University of São Paulo with an exchange period at the University of Edinburgh (United Kingdom) and Fudan University (China). She has undertaken research internships at El Colegio de la Frontera Norte (Mexico) and at the University of Regina (Canada), besides working as a researcher at the School of International Relations of Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV). Her interests include social development impacts and environmental conflicts in Latin America.

Contact Larissa about Programs support. 

You can find Larissa on LinkedIn here.


Sophie Monaghan
Programs Consultant

Sophie Monaghan is the Programs Consultant at WINGS. At WINGS, she contributes to the Funders Working Group, the programming for the online WINGSForum events, and the SDG Philanthropy Platform. She joined the organisation in July 2020 after 2 and a half years spent working for a global social innovation organisation, where her work focused on the intersection of philanthropy and social innovation. Sophie holds a degree in English Literature and is based in London, UK.

Contact Sophie if you are interested in learning more about the Funders Working Group, the WINGSForum online events, and the SDG Philanthropy Platform.


Pablo Collada
Senior Advisor and Coordinator for Latin America & the Caribbean

Pablo is the Senior Advisor and Coordinator for Latin America & the Caribbean for WINGS. He's a Mexican sociologist. For the past 15+ years he has worked on Social Development issues either in the public sector and civil society. He was the Executive Director of Fundación Ciudadanía Inteligente in Chile, an organization with projects in more than 10 countries in Latin America promoting democratic strengthening. He was also head of the Research Area for the Lab for the City initiative in Mexico City. Currently he serves as global advisor for the Governance Lab, and is an active member of civil society organization boards in Chile, Colombia and regional institutions. He lives in Santiago de Chile from where he continues to work on consultancy, research and workshops mainly in the Latin American Region on issues regarding democratic governance and civic engagement.

Contact Pablo about LAC Programs.

You can find Pablo on Linkedin here


Cecilia Ramos
Senior Network and Communications Associate

Cecilia Ramos is the Senior Network & Communications Associate for WINGS. Working in the sector since 2010, Cecilia has contributed to civil society’s strengthening through network management, project implementation, partnerships, and communications development. She holds a bachelor’s degree in International Relations and a Masters in Public Policy.

Contact Cecilia to learn more about joining the network or communications.

You can find Cecilia on Linkedin here.

Mehul SIngh

Network and Communications Intern


Mehul is the Network & Communications Intern for WINGS. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communication with a major in Visual Art. He is interested in creative spaces and their relation to the source communities with anthropological concerns; global issues such as Migration, Nationality, Development, and Human Rights.

Contact Mehul to learn more about joining the network or communications.

You can find Mehul on Linkedin here.



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