CO-FOUNDERS & STAFF

MONICA YUNUS

Co-Founder and Co-Executive Director
Monica Yunus is the Co-Founder and Co-Executive Director of Sing for Hope. Ms. Yunus has performed with the world’s leading opera companies, including The Metropolitan Opera, Washington National Opera, The Zouk Festival, and in recitals in Spain, Guatemala, and her native Bangladesh. She has been named a 2016 Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum, honored with a 21st Century Leaders Award, as “New Yorker of the Week” by NY1, and named one of the “Top 50 Americans in Philanthropy” by Town & Country. A leading voice in the “artist as citizen” discussion, she has performed and spoken at the Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Summit, Skoll World Forum, Aspen Ideas Festival, and the United Nations. The daughter of Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Muhammad Yunus, Ms. Yunus is a graduate of The Juilliard School.

CAMILLE ZAMORA

Co-Founder and Co-Executive Director
Camille Zamora is the Co-Founder and Co-Executive Director of Sing for Hope. An internationally acclaimed soprano, she has appeared with collaborators ranging from Plácido Domingo to Sting, with ensembles including London Symphony and Glimmerglass Opera, and in live broadcasts on NPR, BBC Radio, Deutsche Radio and Sirius. A graduate of The Juilliard School, she has been recognized by the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and named one of CNN’s Most Intriguing People, NY1’s “New Yorker of the Week” and one of the “Top 50 Americans in Philanthropy” by Town & Country. A regular contributor to The Huffington Post and a leading voice in the “artist as citizen” discussion, Camille has performed and spoken at Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Summit, Skoll World Forum, Aspen Ideas Festival, and the United Nations.

RICHARD ROBERTSON
Chief Operating Officer

LESTER VRTIAK
Director of the Sing for Hope Pianos

PAMELA WEINGARDEN
Development Manager & Board Liaison

VICTORIA CAIRL
Producing Director, Healing Arts Interactive

JOHN CLINTON
Healing Arts Interactive Manager

PATRICK CONNOLLY
Healing Arts Interactive Manager

PATTY REITKOPF
Program Development Specialist, Healing Arts

RAQUEL PALMAS
Company Manager, Healing Arts Interactive

VICTORIA PATERSON
Project Leader, Healing Arts

JAVIER HINOJOSA
Director of Information Technology

CRYSTAL CHASE
Director of Social Media