Meet the Team

"My humanity is bound up in yours for we can only be human together. "

- Desmond Tutu





Anthony Russo, Board Chair 

Anthony is the co-founder of Humanity Unified and a photographer, web designer and humanitarian. When he’s not out shooting in the streets of NYC or Philly, he’s likely hanging with Maria and their chihuahua, Dolce. You can find his work on The Culture-ist and on Instagram: @lifedezigned @thecultureist


Camille Yameen

Camille Yameen

Camille Yameen is a Marketing and Communications professional whose portfolio is full of diverse communications experience from all around the world. She began her career in Las Vegas working for a prestigious Public Relations agency after obtaining her Bachelor’s in Public Relations from Bradley University. After a few years, she traded her office space for open countryside and joined the Peace Corps where she served in rural Madagascar as a Community Health Advisor. She is a professional speaker and travels the country presenting to tens of thousands of high school students about leadership, small acts of service, and fostering true, meaningful friendships. She currently resides in Peoria, Illinois and is the Director of Marketing and Communications at the Center for Prevention of Abuse, a not-for-profit that provides free and confidential services to survivors of abuse in Central Illinois. She is passionate about blending her worldly experiences with her passion for development.


Dr. Deb Courtney

Deb Courtney, PhD, LCSW, MA is a professor at CUNY, The City University of New York (New York City College of Technology) in the Health and Human Service Department. Her research and clinical specialties include trauma treatment, spirituality and wellness, and global service. She also is the creator of the internationally sold therapeutic tool, The EMDR Journey Game, which helps make EMDR, an evidence based trauma treatment, more accessible to young clients during their healing process. Deb is Co-Owner of Pine Grove Country Day School, where her siblings and she take pride in creating an environment where children are educated and nurtured to foster their confidence and love of learning. 


sydney robles

Sydney Robles (Junior Board)

Sydney Robles is an International Relations major at the University of Southern California. As the Vice President of Philanthropy for her sorority, Pi Beta Phi, Sydney is actively engaged in numerous philanthropic causes, including improving children’s literacy in the United States and abroad. She is committed to improving the lives of impoverished families worldwide and hopes to pursue a career in international service and development.



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