Hafsa Rehan

Vice President for Fundraising & Special Events

Timisha Dixon

Chief Communications Officer

Timisha R. Dixon comes from a strong lineage of educators. She earned her B.S. in Journalism and Mass Communications with a concentration in Electronic Media at North Carolina A&T State University in 2008. She has worked in the EFL sector for nearly a decade, teaching youth from ages 2-18 English as a Foreign Language. Her…

Gracie Zarate Vice

Assistant Vice President of Student Success and Retention

Gracie Zarate is a Junior Political Science major at The University of the District of Columbia (UDC). Zarate was born in Peru and moved to Virginia when she was adopted at 9 years old. After graduating high school, Zarate began to work as a nanny and a preschool teacher. When she moved to DC in…

Fayola L. Charlet, Esq., J.D.

Senior Vice President & Chief Legal Counsel

Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Counsel Fayola has always had a passion for advocacy.  She is a licensed practicing attorney in New York specializing in criminal law and says that the most rewarding part of her career is the ability to help and speak up for others who are unable to do it for…

Olivier Diogo
Olivier Diogo

Vice President of Research and State Affairs

Olivier Diogo is the Vice President of Research and State Affairs. He is currently attend the University of the District of Columbia. He born in a West African country named Senegal where he received his High School diploma. He then resided in France to study Law and specialize in International Relations. Olivier stayed in France for…

James (Jim) O’Brien

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. James (Jim) O’Brien is Global Tassels’  Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance & Records. Mr. O’Brien main responsibility at the organization is to provide strengths and transparencies in GT’s accounting ledger, bookkeeping records, budget, annual taxes, spending plans, and analysis of financial needs. Jim is an experienced professional in the planning and implementation…

Haronid “Yogi” Javier

Chief Operating Officer

Haronid Javier was the Vice President of Student Success & Retention and formerly Global Operations Director for the Americas, Vice President of Development; Director of Foundation Relations for the organization at this initial appointment. He was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. Before joining Global Tassels, he has worked with various non-profits in California…

Clarissa Palomar
Clarissa Palomar

Assistant VP of Social Media and Creative Outreach

    Clarissa Palomar is a graduate from St. John’s University and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in English. As a New York native, she is used to the fast-paced and ever-changing urban lifestyle and loves every bit of it. The city is one of her greatest teachers, providing the skills in working with a variety of…

Jacob Ramos
Jacob “Jake” Ramos

Assistant Vice President for Media Production

Assistant Vice President for Media Production Jacob “Jake” Ramos, is one of the founding member of Global Tassels. He previously served as GT’s Media and Production Director during GT’s first year. He is an independent filmmaker and photographer. Since graduating with a degree in film, he has worked on several projects including films and music videos…