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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.


Sarah Brown-Campello
Programs & Network Coordinator

Sarah is the Programs & Network Coordinator for WINGS. She holds a bachelor’s degree in religious studies from Dickinson College and a master’s degree in peace and conflict studies from the University of Sydney, Australia. She has worked in Australia, the US, and Israel/Palestine for grassroots and national organizations working with philanthropy, refugees and sports for peace-building. Aside from international development and philanthropy, her interests include religious peace-building and sports for development.
You can find Sarah on Linkedin here

Juliana Mendes
Administrative Coordinator

Juliana holds a Bachelor in business administration from the Itajuba University. She has 5 years of experience in finance and administration within the private sector, including international companies Bosch and Alstom and more recently with a Brazilian agrotech start-up providing smart solutions for farmers. Brazilian national, she has worked Germany for 1 year and is experienced working in a multicultural environment.
You can find Juliana on Linkedin here

Maíra Prado
Membership & Communications Assistant

Maíra is the Membership & Communications Assistant for WINGS. She holds a bachelor’s degree in public administration at Fundação Getulio Vargas. Her engagement in grassroot organizations started in 2010 and since then, she has worked with philanthropy in multiple environments, including as a former intern at Fundação Lemann and Instituto Phi. She is also interested in local movements for civic engagement, culture, and sustainability.
You can find Maíra on Linkedin here

Bia Mion
Admin and Membership Intern

Bia is the Admin and Membership Intern for WINGS. She´s 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.
You can find Bia on Linkedin here

  Meet our Communications Consultants:
Alex Swallow Communications Consultant

Alex is a social entrepreneur who set up his own charitable organisation encouraging young people to join charity boards. Previous roles include being Chief Executive of a charity in London, an Assistant Language Teacher in Japan and a political intern. Alex has an undergraduate degree from Cambridge University and a Masters from the University of Sussex. To learn more about his work, see his website The Influence Expert. You can find Alex on LinkedIn here and on Twitter here.


Nisha Kotecha Communications Consultant
Nisha is a social entrepreneur who is passionate about highlighting the impact charities have. In 2014, she set up Good News Shared, a website that features uplifting charitable stories from around the world. Nisha was one of 50 people named in UK newspaper The Independent’s Happy List in 2017. She has an undergraduate degree from Aston University. You can find Nisha on LinkedIn here and on Twitter here.
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