About Us

Janae Chestnutt

Operations and Program Coordinator

Janae is a native New Yorker who moved to DC to make a difference. Janae has over seven years experience in organization administration and operations. Prior to joining URGE in 2018, Janae was an active volunteer with the Journey to Happiness Movement Inc., a nonprofit organization destined to raise awareness of the sickle cell trait that causes a rare type of cancer. At URGE, Janae is responsible for the daily administration of the URGE program/operations work. Her goal at URGE is to build a bridge of connection and support between the field team and administrative team as we make a difference within our communities.

Janae uses she/her pronouns.