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Missy Rahman
Executive Director

Missy Rahman joined the Harboring Hearts team in 2014. After graduating from the Georgia Institute of Technology, Missy worked 13 years in nonprofit leadership roles at AIESEC & buildOn. Her favorite eats include Afghan food, warm peach cobbler, and empanadas.

Nikkya Hargrove
Program Director

Nikkya Hargrove joined the Harboring Hearts team in 2018. In 2005, Nikkya graduated from Bard College where she received her B.A. and shortly after her M.S. in Counseling from Mercy College. Since graduation, Nikkya has worked in the non-profit sector for over ten years with a focus in program development. Her favorite eats include fried chicken (preferably from Spicy’s a hometown favorite), homemade popcorn, and ice cream.

Valerie Douglas
Program Associate

Valerie Douglas joined the Harboring Hearts team in the fall of 2016. Her favorite eats include empanadas, sushi, and homemade apple crisp.

Michelle Asim

Michelle Asim joined the Harboring Hearts team in the spring of 2018. She is currently an undergraduate student in New York City. Michelle has worked 5 years in non-profits and has engaged in several community development events. She is passionate about health and medicine. Her favorite eats include Thai food, fries, and chocolate mousse cake.