By clicking on the photos below, you can learn more about our co-founders, directors and associates. If you're interested in joining the team, check out our open positions!

Scroll down the page to learn more about our advisors. 


We were co-founded by a gay asylum seeker and lesbian in 2014 at the University of Pennsylvania.



Directors are the leadership team of AsylumConnect. They oversee our day-to-day operations and manage our associates.



Associates work to support our directors and are invaluable to the continued growth of our organization. Our associate positions allow individuals with specialized skill sets to make a meaningful contribution to AsylumConnect. 




Click on the photos below, to learn more about members of our Board of Directors and Advisory Council.  


The Board of Directors is the governing body for AsylumConnect. Our board plays a pivotal role in developing AsylumConnect’s strategic plan, and provides oversight and guidance. Ultimately, our board works to steer AsylumConnect towards a bright and sustainable future. 



The Advisory Council is a diverse group of LGBTQ advocates, asylees, refugees, nonprofit leaders, and human rights defenders. Members of our Advisory Council generously lend their areas of expertise, personal experiences, networks, and resources to help ensure the AsylumConnect catalog reaches its full potential.