Young Professionals Board

Shamika Dighe The Carlyle Group, Co-Chair
Emmanuel Fashakin, Jr. Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, Co-Chair
Jack Aldrich  BlackRock, Vice Chair
Ryan Buffkin Sheppard Mullin, Secretary
Michelle D. Tuma Winston & Strawn LLP
Lisa V. Zivkovic, Ph.D  Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

The VLP’s Young Professionals Board (YPB) was established to support the organization’s Board of Directors and its goal of making the legal system more accessible and equitable for low-income Brooklyn residents. The YPB unites rising talent professionals across the legal and non-legal sectors who are motivated to utilize their time, experience, and diverse skill sets in service of the VLP’s mission. The YPB serves as an advisor to and agent of the full Board, driving an array of activities including community outreach and program expansion, event planning and fundraising, and providing strategic guidance to the organization.