Tag Archives: Q&A

Meet our new Director of Programs: a Q&A with Alana

  Behind the Book would like to welcome our newest staff member, Alana Benoit, into her new role as Director of Programs! Alana will be managing the Program Coordinators, showing administrative support to them, and also thinking more broadly about how to develop programs and how to build the organization. Our summer intern, Klea Kalia, […]

Inside the Org: Q&A with Board of Directors Member Muffie Meyer

This is Behind the Book’s 13th year working with schools to get kids to love reading. Our work is supported by many people, including Muffie Meyer who has been on the board of directors since year one! Muffie is able to see Behind the Book’s work through many different lenses and below we discover exactly why she supports […]

Inside the Org: Q&A with Board of Directors Member Ian Woolley

The programs provided by Behind the Book are only made possible by the amazing volunteers and staff of the organization. Our team is made up of many people with various roles, each necessary to fulfill our goal of bringing accomplished authors and their books into classrooms. One such member is Ian Woolley who today tells […]

Inside the Org: Q&A with Young Executive Board Member Alissa Nigro

No one values the Behind the Book team more than us. It is because of these individuals that we are able to bring life-changing programs to the underserved public schools in NYC. Today meet Alissa Nigro and her favorite reads. Tell us a little bit about your day job. What do you do outside of […]

Inside the Org: Q&A with Author Edie Colón

We’re honored to work with so many talented and inspiring authors and we’re always excited to introduce them to our students and watch the creative sparks fly during their writing and editing workshops. This fall we worked with Edie and Raul Colón and their book, Good-bye, Havana! Hola, New York! for the first time. The book, […]

Inside the Org: Q&A with Board of Directors Member Stephen J. Cirami

The Behind the Book programs only happen because of the amazing support system the organization has in place. Board members, donors, volunteers, program coordinators, staff members, teachers, and authors — there are so many people involved with making our programs great! Today, meet Stephen J. Cirami, a new member of Behind the Book’s Board of Directors. […]